[Dinner ticket for the Woodmen of Arden.] Jan. 13th. Dinner 3. o'clock. W.m Digby sec. [ink mss.]
Engraved ticket, scarce. Sheet 100 x 125mm, 4 x 5".
A dinner invitation for a member of the 'Woodmen of Arden', an archery club found 1785, the third oldest in Britain founded within four years of the Royal Toxophilites while the Royal Company of Archer is the oldest club. The 'Woodmen' limit membership to 80 and meet in Warwickshire. A 'Mr Digby' was the first secretary and the most prestigious awards are named after him. The invitation has a wall with the word 'Arden' divided by an arrow, with two quivers.
[Ref: 22321] £180.00