Emily James Putnam, “The Lady of the Salon”

Category : Founding, Women

Towards the end of the reign of Henry the Fourth of France, Marquise de Rambouillet built for herself a new in the Rue St. Thomas du-Lovre, and placed her staircase in a corner of the building instead of in the middle where all the world had supposed a staircase must be.

Source:  (NY: GP Putnam’s, 1910): 211-230

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