1679. The galleries you find in the village are usually smaller and more apartment like. They tend to be one of a kind establishments on streets without other galleries. Of course Proctor did not say if he was talking about the East or the West village, so we have that unanswered question.
1680. But for Coromo the words gallery and village had no such implications. A village is a village, and he knew exactly what a village was. “Apparently,” he thought, “somewhere in New York City there is some sort of village.” How that could be possible he had no idea since he did have a distinct idea of New York City.
1681. Now, about this word “gallery,” Coromo had almost no idea in the world what that word could mean. He was only acquainted with the shooting gallery of the annual fair and circus the set up near the resort. In his mind there was no connection between the word “gallery,” and the word “paintings.” So when he searched the Internet for the images of Koromo, he did not know what exactly he was looking for.