1897 September Footnotes

[1] Jack Hinton, the guardsman – by Charles James Lever

[2] Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee KCVO PRA (1853 – 1928) was an English Victorian painter and illustrator, best known for his pictures of dramatic literary, historical, and legendary scenes. Good friend of Edmund Blair-Leighton.

[3] Diary of a Nobody by G W Grossmith.

[4]  Sleights is a village in North Yorkshire, England. It is located in the Esk Valley in the postal region of Whitby, and is part of the borough of Scarborough.

[5] Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson was an English actor and theatre manager. He was considered the finest Hamlet of the Victorian era and one of the finest actors of his time.

[6] Cox and Box; or, The Long-Lost Brothers, is a one-act comic opera with a libretto by F. C. Burnand and music by Arthur Sullivan, based on the 1847 farce Box and Cox by John Maddison Morton. It was Sullivan’s first successful comic opera.


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