1908 November Footnotes

[1] Toque hats were a brimless hat widely worn by men in Europe between the 13th and 16th centuries.  During the Edwardian era (1900-1910), the toque regained popularity as a hat for women. Edwardian toques were usually adorned with spiky hussar plumes or puffs of ostrich feather.

[2] Electric: Denoted a trade name for a variety of rabbit furs designed to replicate other animals, for instance electric beaver, mole or seal.

[3] History of Painting by Alfred Woltmann; Karl Woermann. Published 1880.

[4] Arthur Rackham RWS (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. He is recognised as one of the leading literary figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration.

[5] Rose-Marie Ormond – John Singer Sargent’s neice.

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