side-box

Category: Amusements | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Evelina (in Context) | Author: Fanny Burney | Vol: Volume I | Ch: Letter XX

"A box or enclosed seat at the side of a theatre." OED.  See the atttached print, A Side Box (1781), courtesy of the Library of Congress, Department of Prints and Photographs, in which a gentlemen offers a peach to one of two fashionably dressed ladies seated in their side box.   

 

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