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
Sports and Games - Women playing Battledore & Shuttlecock in 1827
Battledore Shuttlecock from 1827 Le Bon Genre #11 Bibliothèque Nationale de France.