Art: Wonders of Walters

Baltimoreans began to discover last week what fabulous wonders Henry Walters (Atlantic Coast Line R. R, Louisville & Nashville Ry.) left them in the block-long grey stone pile behind his house on Mount Vernon Place when in 1931 he died, the South's richest man. To the city of Baltimore he bequeathed the pile and all it held, an art collection his father William, friend of Millet and Corot, had begun and he had carried on. On the evidence of what was hanging on the walls experts agreed it was the biggest private collection...

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