Art: Prophetess

Rondle* these ships of the air and these ships in the water, for the greatest war of the world is on the way. . . . One little island known to you will be a first prize of war. It will fall into the hands of the conquerors without a gun being fired in its defense. Treachery delivers it easily. From there they sweep on to islands whose beauty is known all over the world.

These prophetic lines were spoken on Thanksgiving Day, 1922, by Mrs. Irving T. Bush, third wife of Manhattan's Warehouse Magnate Irving T. Bush (Bush Terminal). Mrs. Bush...

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