Art: Antique Show

To his evident embarrassment, a young negro in a white bag wig a trifle too large for him and black satin knee breeches a trifle too small stood on the main staircase of the Grand Central Palace, Manhattan, last week, while 2,000 people snatched programs from his hand and pushed past him into the official opening of .the Second International Antiques Exposition. A well- mannered, dressy crowd, visiting the antique show seemed as definitely a part of the socialite calendar as the horse show, the opera,...

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