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6 They Knew How to Dine Tastefully

They Knew How to Dine Tastefully

Posted on July 7, 2014 by team


Such pavilions, which are usually called “hermitages”, were quite in fashion in the XVIII century. They were used for recreation and dining and located in the remotest parts of parks. In order that servants do not prevent owners of mansions from free communication, the pavilions normally had special mechanisms making the tables move. The hermitage of Tsarskoye Selo, Saint-Petersburg, was especially posh.

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6 Responses to “They Knew How to Dine Tastefully”

  1. Mister Twister says:

    I like large windows and mirrors. I like light. Looks like those filthy rich folks were just like me in that respect.

  2. Nelson Davies says:

    Hay muchos lectores de habla hispana que no saben inglés.
    Porqué no publican esta página en español?

    Los saluda

    Nelson Davies

  3. Erik Johnson says:

    Thankyou for this look into life in
    another century .
    Erik

  4. George says:

    Lovely, tables that went up and down through the flood so as to not leave a public mess. Boy I could use some of those!

    Classy, not like some of today’s rich people that live more like pimps from the 70’s.

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