This blog traces the blurring of class divisions as Public Pleasure Gardens, Parks & Outdoor Sports Grounds evolve. These venues became gathering places to mingle with neighbors & strangers. Here people could exchange news; meet lovers; play & watch sports & games; make business deals; eat & drink; watch entertainments; & promenade to see & be seen.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Before Public Gardens & Parks - Sports & Games - Golf ? - 15C
The hockey-like game of Crosse/Chole/Kolf. Book of Hours, Les Heurs de Romme. By Simon Vostre for Philippe Pigouchet. Paris 1498