Licensed Victuallers Annual Dinner.Held at White Conduit Gardens, Pentonville, on Wednesday, June 26th. 1839, under the superintendence of Messrs. Breach & Compy.
Rare lithograph, sheet 275 x 380mm. 10¾ x 15". One vertical fold crease (as issued?) on right.
A grand trade association banquet under a huge marquee decorated with flags, chandeliers, and foliage. Also architecture, such as pagodas, rotundas, and even a theatre with an orchestra to entertain the diners far right. White Conduit House and Gardens has long association with the Middlesex Cricket Club and the field was played upon for many years with the tea gardens where the players would retire for tea. The Society of Licensed Victuallers was founded by a Royal Charter of 3 May 1836; it adopted the working name Licensed Trade Charity in 2004 as a registered charity for publicans and other people in the licensed drink trade and their dependents.
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