Letters and Miscellanies of Robert Louis Stevenson : correspondence addressed to Sidney Colvin, November 1890 to October 1894. by Robert Louis Stevenson; Sidney Colvin.
 Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys’ novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886.
 Lady Mary Agatha Russell (1853 – 1933) was the daughter of the 1st Earl Russell (Prime Minister) and Frances, the Countess of Russell, and the aunt of Bertrand Russell.
 Barbara Rebell – Novel by Marie Belloc Lowndes.
 Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray.
 R. A. M. C. (Royal Army Medical Corp) serving in South Africa in Anglo-Boer War.
 National Gallery Game – A “Happy Families” card game.
 Boer War – The Battle of Spion Kop was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900.
 Slade School of Fine Art, Gower Street, London. The UCL Slade School of Fine Art is the art school of University College London and was founded in 1868.
 Frederick Brown (1851-1941). From 1893–1918 he was Slade Professor of Art.
 Jessie Ada Titcomb née Morison (1867 – 1955) was the wife of William Holt Titcomb. She attended the Slade School of Fine Art and produced studies of children and other subjects.
 34 I.Y. – 34th Imperial Yeomanry, British Army.
 Antique Room – the room of plaster casts taken from antique sculptures which was used as a vital teaching tool in the Slade School curriculum.
 Henry Tonks, FRCS (1862 –1937) was a British surgeon and later draughtsman and painter of figure subjects, chiefly interiors, and a caricaturist. He became an influential art teacher as Slade Professor of Fine Art.
 The Florence Restaurant, Shaftesbury Avenue, London.