Regency Pastimes: Conchology

From The young lady’s book: a manual of elegant recreations, exercises, and pursuits (1829): The book goes on to describe more specifically species and observations (you can click on any of the excerpts to be … Continue

Regency Pastimes: Archery

Archery, once a critical skill for protection and hunting, fell out of fashion in England sometime in the 1500s to be resurrected en masse by the upper classes as sport in the late 1700s.  By the … Continue