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.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
18C Women at Archery
Archery J. H. Wright, Active 1795-1838, Archers, archery 1799. By this period, archery was not limited to defense or hunting game, it had become a sporting pastime for both men & women.