Art: Beaver's Greatest Landmark

Beneath the arch formed by two gigantic elms on the grassy southern bank of the St. John River at Fredericton, N.B., some 1,000 art buffs and dignitaries gathered one day last week for the dedication of Canada's newest art gallery. "This is not the first contribution that Lord Beaverbrook has made to the arts in Canada," said Master of Ceremonies William G. Constable, onetime curator of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. "But it is incomparably the greatest." On the platform behind him, Lord Beaverbrook beamed at the crowd.

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