Brooks's Club, 60 St James's Street, London: members playing cards and gambling in the Great Subscription Room

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RIBApix ref no RIBA15458
Architect/DesignerHolland, Henry (1745-1806)
Artist/PhotographerPugin, Augustus Charles (c. 1769-1832)
Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1778
Image Date1808
Library ReferenceEW E.e.315/2
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. II, pl. 39 NOTES: This social and non-political gentelmen's club was founded in 1764 by William Almack and met in pall mall. It moved in 1778 to the new club house designed by Henry Holland in St James's Street under the management of William Brooks.

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lamps, lighting fixtures, clubs, seating, tables