In this episode, James picks up where we left off with Henry Clapp's return to Paris where experience a person transformation that turns his world view on its head. With his new found lifestyle, he goes back to the use and eventually finds his way to New York City and rubs elbows with artists and actors and even advocates for the "free love" movement.
Sources and references:
CLICK HERE to read the full announcement for Clapp’s “Paris As It Is” lecture series the Nantucket Weekly Mirror on March 25, 1854
The episode image is by Frank Bellew is from the February 6, 1864 issue of Demorest's New York Illustrated News.
This has been a production of the Nantucket Atheneum.
It was hosted and edited by Janet Forest. Special thanks to Reference Library Associate James Greider for his knowledge and research. Newspaper announcement voiced by Andrew Cromartie.
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