Arts: Numbered Stones

The most important event in the history of the Metropolitan Museum is without doubt the opening of the new American Wing. It has long been felt that there should be an organized attempt to preserve somewhere in that temple of Art examples of the finest native work in the architectural and utilitarian Arts.

The effort has been to create in the new wing an atmosphere of intimacy. You are taken as much as possible out of the museum atmosphere. Careful reproductions have been made of rooms of the early periods of American growth....

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