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.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
End of the Evening at a Local 17C Tavern or Inn
Jan Steen (Dutch artist, 1626-1679) End of the Evening at a Local Inn