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.
Monday, February 13, 2017
1600 Golf - Illuminated Manuscript
Folio from the Book of Hours known as Livre d'Ango. French from about 1600