Press: Tilley's Farewell

For most of ten years the best of many columns in Manhattan, on Manhattan, for Manhattan has been "Notes and Comment," which leads off The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" section. Last week's column, best & saddest of them all, was devoted to Manhattan's most popular mythical character, the top-hatted dandy (portrayed, in the full pride of youth, by Artist Rea Irvin) who on the first cover of The New Yorker, and every year on its anniversary issue in mid-February stares through his monocle at a butterfly.

"We looked up Mr. Eustace Tilley...

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