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An American Child of the 1960s Revisits England’s Victorian Radicals

by James Cassell From the Yale Center for British Art Yale University in New Haven holds the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The museum’s founder and chief benefactor, Paul Mellon, a 1929 Yale alumnus, had gold-certified ties to England. First, his mother was English and many of his childhood summers were spent in the English countryside …

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