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Members of the Noble Order of Bucks drinking and smoking. Engraving and etching, c. 1756.

Date
1756
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26274i
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Description

The Babylonian Lodge of the Noble Order of Bucks , was a fraternal or friendly society and convivial club claiming Nimrod "the mighty hunter" (Genesis X, 8-9) as its founder. The Babylonian Lodge met at the Turk's Head Tavern in Gerrard Street, Soho

Publication/Creation

[London] (at Rembrandt's Head, Fleet Street) : printed for H. Jackson, 1756.

Physical description

1 print : engraving and etching ; platemark 35.2 x 24.9 cm

Lettering

A new buck's song, humbly address'd to the gentlemn. of that noble order, by a brother. ... publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1756

Lettering note

Lettering continues with nine verses of a drinking song

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26274i

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