p 275 | Jean Mounet-Sully (1841-1916), French actor.
p 276 | Hair en brosse: French phrase meaning cut short so it stands up like bristles on a brush. An example of en brosse is a man's military hair cut or a buzz cut.
p 279 | Queen of the May: The May Queen is usually a teenage girl who is selected to ride or walk at the front of a parade for May Day celebrations. She wears a white gown to symbolize purity and usually a tiara or crown.
p 281 | 19th century private detectives.
p 284 | ... looks like a Bronzino.
p 289 | Le Gaulois: French daily newspaper, founded 1868.