1898 April Footnotes

[1] Edwin Austin Abbey RA was an American muralist, illustrator, and painter. He flourished at the beginning of what is now referred to as the “golden age” of illustration, and is best known for his drawings and paintings of Shakespearean and Victorian subjects, as well as for his painting of Edward VII’s coronation.

[2] Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (17 December 1852 – 2 July 1917) was an English actor and theatre manager.

[3] Mary Anderson was an American theatre actress. (1859 – 1940) painted by J S Sargent.

[4] Fanny Davies (27 June 1861 – 1 September 1934) was a British pianist who was particularly admired in Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, and the early schools, but was also a very early London performer of the works of Debussy and Scriabin.

[5] Forty-one Years in India: From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief by Frederick Sleigh Roberts.

[6] St Nicholas’ Church, Studland – an unspoiled Early Norman Church; “Best Corbel Table in England”; Naughty Carvings!

[7] Northanger Abbey was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be completed for publication, in 1803 but not actually published until 1817.

[8] Brave Dame Mary: or, The siege of Corfe castle by Louisa Hawtrey and George Bankes.

[9] Timothy’s Quest (1894) A novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

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