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Goblet

c. 1745, with later engraving?
Artist/maker unknown, English
“Hell fire” clubs were the most notorious of the clubs that proliferated in eighteenth-century England and Ireland. With drinking as a central activity, members gathered to exchange political, literary, and artistic ideas. James Worsdale, whose name appears on this glass, was appointed “Master of the Revels” in the Dublin Hell Fire Club in 1741....

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