GREAT BRITAIN: Merit & Persistence

Twice a year, on New Year's and on King George's birthday, good Britons are rewarded by their sovereign with titles, promotions, ribbons, For at least five years British art dealers have awaited the honors lists with one question uppermost: Would Sir Joseph Duveen, Britain's best known art dealer, finally get his peerage? Sir Joseph, head factor of the firm of Duveen Bros, of Paris, London & New York, has done much to earn himself the honor. He has been lavish with gifts to the British Museum and the Tate Gallery. When young British...

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