Art: At Springfield

For more than 100 years dying men all over the world have known the busy little city of Springfield, Mass, for one kind of thing: the muskets, horse pistols, breech loaders and magazine rifles successively manufactured there in the U. S. Government arsenal. Last week Springfield received a gentler distinction by joining the mounting list of U. S. cities that boast a modern, endowed Art Museum.

Springfield's new building, a cautiously modern limestone block with a facade studded with decorative medallions, was designed by the late Edward Lippincott Tilton and Alfred Morton...

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