Art: Peterman

The new Williamsburg Savings Bank is the tallest building in Brooklyn, N. Y. Its deposits total $225,000,000. Passers-by were puzzled, last week, to see, high on the outer wall, a sculptured grotesque of a peterman (professional argot for bank- robber) with his dark lantern. Why should a bank thus honor its immemorial enemy? Further along was the moral answer, an other image of the peterman — behind the bars

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