This blog traces the blurring of class divisions as Public Pleasure Gardens, Parks, & Outdoor Sports venues 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
Before Public Gardens & Parks - Elegant Luncheon Party in a Private Garden Park 1735
Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743) Luncheon Party in a Garden Park 1735