1911 May Footnotes

[1] Jean-Christophe is the novel in 10 volumes by Romain Rolland for which he received the Prix Femina in 1905 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915.

[2] Sir Henry Maximilian “Max” Beerbohm (1872 – 1956) was an English essayist, parodist and caricaturist under the signature Max. He first became known in the 1890s as a dandy and a humorist.

[3] Sir William Arbuthnot Lane, Bt, CB, FRCS, Legion of Honour (1856 – 1943), was a British surgeon and physician. He mastered orthopaedic, abdominal, and ear, nose and throat surgery, while designing new surgical instruments toward maximal asepsis. He thus introduced the “no-touch technique”, and some of his designed instruments remain in use.

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