1901 January Footnotes

[1] Alice in Wonderland is a musical pantomime by Henry Savile Clarke (1841–1893; book and lyrics), Walter Slaughter (music) and Aubrey Hopwood (lyrics), based on Lewis Carroll’s books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. The piece, billed as “A musical dream play in two acts”, achieved considerable popularity.

[2] Florentinische Nachte by Heinrich Heine. During his stay in Italy, Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) visited Florence, with which he was delighted beyond measure. The literary outcome of this visit was the well-known fantastic and brilliant “Florentine Nights.”


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