Issue Details: First known date: 1931 1931
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'The scene is the lobby of a London hotel during the season. The American has the culture of a Rotarian from the Middle West and the bonhomie of an iceman who knows all his clients' wives by their Christian names. For the Englishman imagine a gravely polite gentleman with a high-bridged Norman nose and fastened to the immemorial insignia of his nationality, to wit, a bowler-hat, a tightly rolled umbrella, and a pair of yellow gloves.'


  • The October 1931 issue of The Home contains 'New York Posts a Rebuke' (by Carlyle S. Baer), a reader's response to the author's depiction of the American in this piece. (appears in the topical monthly column, 'Contributed Comments')

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  • Appears in:
    y The Home vol. 12 no. 6 1 June Edith Collins (illustrator), 1931 Z1788779 1931 periodical issue 1931 pg. 40, 65
    Note: illus.
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  • London,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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