The SAVAGE CLUB, composed of literary men, actors, musicians, and others, holds its meetings at a Tavern in the Strand, near the Lyceum Theatre.
Cruchley's London in 1865 : A Handbook for Strangers, 1865
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Savage Club, Caledonian Hotel, Adelphi. —
Qualification: To be a working member in the fields of literature, science or art. Candidates are
invited to use the club as much as possible previous to their names going up for
election, in order that they may become known to the club.
The committee elect; one black ball in five excludes. Entrance fee, £5 5s.; subscription, £3 3s. Country members: entrance fee, £5 5s.; subscription, £2 2s.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879