Art: Henderson Sale

To Washington society it was an occasion, to His Excellency Mehmet Munir Bey, Ambassador of the Turkish Republic,, it was an opportunity. Last week, the pictures and knick knacks of Mrs. John Brooks Henderson's bulbous brownstone castle on 16th Street went on the auction block.

Washington society has been the duller since Mrs. Henderson died in 1931, aged 90. Wealthy widow of the late Senator from Missouri and friend of Presidents Lincoln through Hoover inclusive, it was among her various ambitions to make 16th Street the social stem of Washington, D. C....

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