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.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
1505 Golf Sports and Games- Illuminated Manuscripts
Flemish Colf, a single-club, cross-country game in which the ultimate scoring shot was played to a hole in the ground. Anonymous Flemish Master, ca. 1505.