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, December 21, 2016
A Party for Elites in an idyllic Parkland near a Villa.
Dirk Hals 1591-1656 A Party in idyllic Parkland near a Villa. The guests in festive clothes eating, drinking, making music.