Come Drink the Bowl Dry

Peter Brown, Marla H. Schwartz

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  • softback, colour, 104 pages
  • ISBN: 0948939109

Alcoholic Liquors and Their Place in 18th Century Society

A publication from the exhibition, Come Drink the Bowl Dry, held at Fairfax House in 1996. The exhibition’s accompanying catalogue explores the consumption of alcoholic liquors in the 18th century including mead, wine, ale, beer, cider and spirits, as well as examining the vessels and manner in which these beverages were served and consumed. The catalogue also considers the elaborate rituals, traditions and social settings thatsurrounded alcoholic consumption in the long 18th century.

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