p 71 | "...young man so learned in matters of racing..." This is OCTAVE, the young golfer at Balbec, nephew of M. Verdurin.
p 75 | Mme Swann's tea-gowns would look very much like this.
Click here to see a sampling of the Met's collection of clothes made by Callot Soeurs, which is what the Duchesse was wearing and the Narrator was learning about.
p 78 | The terrifying jumping girl of Balbec was Andrée (seeWithin a Budding Grove, II p. 508).
p 82 | Tamarisk The genus Tamarix (tamarisk, salt cedar) is composed of about 50–60 species of flowering plants in the family Tamaricaceae, native to drier areas of Eurasia and Africa.
p 83 | "...figures by Benozzo Gozzoli against a greenish background.." possibly from the Medici family's Magi Chapel in Florence.