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.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
1751 Vauxhall's Triumphal Arches, Mr Handels Statue & the South Walk
The Triumphal Arches, Mr Handels Statue &c in the South Walk of Vauxhall Gardens; print; Carington Bowles 1751