1901 March Footnotes

[1] Anna Alma-Tadema (1867–1943) was a British artist and suffragette. Alma-Tadema primarily worked with drawings and paintings, creating many portraits and representations of interior scenes, flowers and buildings. She was influenced by her father, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and showed her works at exhibitions with him and her step-mother, Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema. Her work was shown at national exhibitions, including the Royal Academy of Arts and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Anna Alma-Tadema was recognized for her achievements as an artist at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and the 1889 Paris Exhibition.

[2]  “Children of the Ghetto“, from Israel Zangwill. Israel Zangwill, british humorist and writer (1864-1926).

[3] Romola (1862–63) is a historical novel by George Eliot set in the fifteenth century, and is “a deep study of life in the city of Florence from an intellectual, artistic, religious, and social point of view”. The story takes place amidst actual historical events during the Italian Renaissance, and includes in its plot several notable figures from Florentine history.

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