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It was founded by Sir Arthur de Capell Brooke as a place where real exploring travellers could meet, exchange tales and try the cuisine of far-off lands.
It was pretty much the nursery of the Royal Geographical Society and became subsumed by that body later in the century.
Prominent early membera were Sir John Barrow and Alexander Burnes.
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