R/7/1011 – 2 prints of a snake with an arrow through his body; and notes

Collection Number:
R/7/1011
Object name:
2 prints of a snake with an arrow through his body; and notes
Object type:
Print
Languages:
Dutch,English
Associations/Cults:
Freemasonry
Book titles referenced:
The ritual of Egyptian masonry
People referenced:
Count Cagliostro / W. van Hall Sr. / Bernhard Nootermans / Moll

Picture A of snake punctured by an arrow, letters B and N, both with 3 dots. Picture B of a snake and arrow. Both possibly made by W. van Hall Sr. ‘W. van Hall Sr. No. 6219-Q.’
‘W. van Hall Sr. No. 4886-Q.’
‘No. AF-09-79: “According to “The ritual of Egyptian masonry” the seal of the Count of Cagliostro symbolises “renewal through a wound; but when Cagliostro was questioned by a catholic tribunal he gave a very Christian explanation of this and saved his life.” (id. Moll, III-94). A: Aant. [notes] 1932, apg. 42 (Bernhard Nootermans); B: Aant. 1939, pag. 184 (XIX-442-9) S.’