Art: Colleen

Painter Sir John Lavery (who uses green in his flesh colors) was commissioned by the Irish Free State Government to paint a colleen. The painting would be reproduced on banknotes. Therefore, the colleen must be "the ideal type of Irish girlhood."

Painter Sir John went to his wife whom he often uses as a model, told her she would have to sit again, painted her with a shawl over her head.

Last week the banknotes appeared. Smart newsmen recognized Sir John's model-wife. Irishmen studied their money. They learned that Lady Lavery is not in her girlhood, neither is she Irish. She was the...

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