Art: Poe, Artist

Most U. S. citizens think of Edgar Allan Poe as a morose genius who wrote horrible stories magnificently and died of drink. Many remember that he was one. of New York's most dogmatic literary critics, that he helped invent the detective story. A few know that he was a soldier for three years, for three months a West

Point cadet. Three small pencil portraits in battered gilt frames arrived in New York last week to remind people that Edgar Allan Poe was also an artist and a draughtsman.

The portraits arrived in custody of...

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