Art: Bishop Hill Beards

Bishop Hill, Ill. (pop. 208), site of one of earliest Swedish religious communes in the Midwest, was all astir last week. Carpenters were busily plugging a hole carelessly burned in the Old Colony Church roof last April while townsfolk prepared to feed several thousand visitors next week at a picnic to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the purchase from the U. S. Government of the Bishop Hill colony's land. Simultaneously, the attention of U. S. art critics was being called to Bishop Hill because it had just been discovered that the Old...

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