Society Mavens

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Wed Sep 9 15:39:26 UTC 2009

An exhibition at a local art museum includes an illustration of a dowager in a fancy dress sitting in an box at the opera.  She is described in the card by the picture and in the catalog of the exhibition -- which originated at the New-York Historical Society -- as a "society maven".


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.

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