Art: Fish & Faces

"What would Haitians think of these faces?" wondered strollers through the Ainslie Galleries, Manhattan, last week. At them leered, from canvas, black faces—the faces of Negro Frenchmen, Negro Britishers, Negro Jews. The faces—explained a leaflet signed by famed Explorer William Beebe—were part of an artistic haul made by three painters who accompanied him to Haiti on the tenth expedition of the New York Zoological Society. "Never, I believe," wrote Explorer Beebe. "has any one country been so vividly presented in crayon, water color, and oil. . . ."

Substantiating this boast were...

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