'S-GRAVENHAGE -- ALBUM HOESEECLUB/HOEZEECLUB. Album from the bowling club "Hoeseeclub". (1876-1938). Manuscript in different hands on 148 lvs. W. several illuminated/calligraphed leaves, cold. by hand and/or heighthened in gold/silver. Fol. In cont. h. mor. blind tooled red binding, w. gilt dec. on front side and gilt lettering "hoeseeclub", all edges gilt. (Extremities sl. dam./worn, some scratches on spine, bind. a bit shaky).The "Hoeseeclub/Hoezeeclub" was a skittle club and it was part of "Sociëteit de Vereeniging". "De Vereeniging" was founded April 30th 1851 by 79 gentlemen from The Hague. This society was (and still is) housed in the Kazernestraat in the Hague (Villa "Welgelegen"). It arose from the need of a number of representatives of the 'well-to-do bourgeoisie' for a social home base to pursue their leisure activities. The "Hoeseeclub" is one of these leisure activities and was founded april 10th 1876. The album contains memberlists (i.a. Hendrikse, Mutters, Pander, Jongbloed, Lütkemeijer, Stutterheim), signatures, annual reports, minutes of meetings, etc. After 62 years the club was dissolved in 1938, but the "Vereeniging" still exists.
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