1915 February Footnotes

[1] The Carlton Hotel was a luxury hotel in London that operated from 1899 to 1940. The Carlton was originally run by the Swiss hotelier César Ritz, with Auguste Escoffier as the head chef. In its early days it was one of London’s most fashionable hotels and drew some customers away from the Savoy Hotel, which Ritz and Escoffier had previously managed.

[2] Prince Henry’s Room is situated on the first floor at the front of No. 17 Fleet Street, London. The house is one of the few surviving buildings in the City of London dating from before the Great Fire of London in 1666.

[3] Tussore (or Tussar) is coarse silk from the larvae of the tussore moth and related species.

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