Arts: In San Francisco

Mrs. Adolph Bernard Spreckels, wife of one of the sugar-gas-transit-charity dispensers of San Francisco, was Alma De Bretteville, great-grand-daughter of a French Marquis, Colonel in Louis XVI's Swiss Hundred. A lover of things French, she conceived and carried out the idea of duplicating in marble the French pavilion at the San Francisco Exposition of 1915, a reproduction by Henri Guillaume, French architect, of the Palace of the Legion of Honor, Paris, which was built in 1786 for the Prince Salm-Salm, from designs by Rousseau (not Jean Jacques). It is a small...

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