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.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Before Public Gardens & Parks - Making Merry & Golf - Adriaen Collaert (1578-1582) A Formal Garden
Adriaen Collaert (1578-1582) Lawn Golf - Playing with Balls in the Garden