Art: Virginia's Smith

In 1923 a portrait of Captain John Smith by Sir Godfrey Kneller was purchased in London and presented to the State of Virginia by 15 dignified citizens. The portrait was hung in the Governor's office in Richmond. It showed the old hero in a cuirass and heavy whiskers; an Oriental headdress covered the scalp preserved to him and Virginia by the love of Pocahontas. This headdress roused the suspicions of Richmond's polished, witty Alexander Weddell, U. S. Ambassador to Argentina.

From Richmond last week came the report of Mr. Weddell's investigations. Sir Godfrey...

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