Philomathian Lodge lady's invitation ticket, 1859 December 29

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Creator

Title

Philomathian Lodge lady's invitation ticket, 1859 December 29

Description

An invitation to the Citizens' Grand Dress Ball, given to "Philomathian Lodge" for women to attend. Though the creator is unknown, the recipients may have been Philomathean Lodge, No. 645, the first African American branch of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. FR 430.017

Date

1859 12 29

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Identifier

A2022-005-001

Extent

1 item; 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.

Provenance

Museum purchase

Citation

Unknown, “Philomathian Lodge lady's invitation ticket, 1859 December 29,” digitalVGW, accessed June 20, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1473.