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.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
1525 Card Players in a Garden
1525 Lucas van Leyden (Dutch artist, 1494-1533), Card Players in the Garden