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.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Sports and Games - 1768 British Women Playing Cricket & Shooting Pheasant
Lewis Cage, The Young Cricketeer by Frances Cotes 1768