p 627 | Gare d'Orsay: former Paris railway station and hotel built in 1900. After closing as a station, it reopened in December 1986 as the Musée d'Orsay, an art museum.
|Electric trains in the Gare d'Orsay, ca. 1900|
p 636 | Touraine: a traditional province of France, whose capital was Tours.
p 646 | Les Ecorres, Marie-Antoinette: Farms near Balbec where Albertine and the girls may have visited, or taken tea, as was the fashion.
p 648 | Cricqueville-en-Bessin is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in NW France. Its name is from its deep-water creek that forms a natural harbor, from Crycavilla.
p 654 | "to philosophise in my garret...": Sturrock offers a reference to a work by Émile Souvestre (1806–54), French writer of the novel Un philosophe sous les toits (An attic philosopher in Paris, or A peep at the world from a garret : the journal of a happy man).
p 654 | ..."the goatherd's horn..." :