Art: Athletes & Eggs

Into the great shadowy entry of Princeton's Gothic gymnasium trooped a little group of ardent alumni, exathletes, coaches last week. Pausing beneath faded track-meet banners and beside cabinets of tarnished loving cups, they climbed to the balcony to unveil and inspect a gleaming row of 13 huge murals glorifying Princeton athletics from football to fencing.

Conceived five years ago and made possible as a tribute to Princeton's sport by a group of Princeton sportsmen headed by Henry Fairfield Osborn Jr., the canvases were the work of shy, spectacled William Yarrow, 43, no...

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