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The lorgnette

Donald Grant Mitchell

The lorgnette

or, Studies of the town

by Donald Grant Mitchell

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Published by Printed for Stringer and Townsend in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStudies of the town., Opera-goer.
    Statementby an opera goer.
    ContributionsDarley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, ill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22944982M
    OCLC/WorldCa8150923

    Genre/Form: Humor: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Mitchell, Donald Grant, Lorgnette; or, Studies of the town. New York, Stringer, ©   The Lorgnette (A Regency Blog) Towards the end of the Regency, book sellers got wise to the fact that books make great gifts and developed a special compilation in an exquisite binding called, "The Keepsake." It was intended for women, had a beautiful, cloth-bound cover, and was a compendium of poems, short stories, illustrations, fashion.

      Julie A. Buckler's The Literary Lorgnette: Attending Opera in Imperial Russia is a valuable addition to our understanding of the development of Russian culture during the nineteenth century. The central thrust of her argument is that western opera--including its plots, characters, and performers--was an extremely important component of Russian. La Lorgnette's dam was The Temptress, a daughter of the British Triple Crown champion Nijinsky who was also bred at Windfields Farm. She was trained by Macdonald Benson. Racing career. La Lorgnette raced at age two with her best result a win in the Natalma : Windfields Farm.

      After reading Success I did not know what to think about it. Martin Amis, once again, delivers a dark, curious novel about two people and how there lives diverge, somewhat similar to Amis’s novel The Information (where the two main characters are both novelists). Except here the two main characters are brothers. On top of.   Female interest in the lorgnette inspired the “jealousy lorgnette.”Author Kerry Segrave describes the jealousy lorgnette in her book entitled, Vision Aids in America: A Social History of Eyewear and Sight Correction this way: "Like all the early lorgnettes, it was constructed for one eye only and resembled one half of a fair-sized modern opera glass.


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The lorgnette was at its most controversial during the 18 th century. Marie Antoinette is credited with inventing the “fan lorgnette,” wherein the hidden lorgnette was placed within the fan ing to Segrave, soon lorgnettes were hidden in meshes of lace and “in any spot the imagination could devise.”Women flirted through these hidden lorgnettes and, in his book The Eye in.

However, with the invention of the lorgnette, women became much more involved in the world of eyeglasses. Feminine interest in the lorgnette inspired many new designs, including the “jealousy lorgnette.” Author Kerry Segrave describes the jealousy lorgnette in her book Vision Aids in America: A Social History of Eyewear and Sight Correction:Author: Mimi Matthews.

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