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photograph galleries. For securing a large number of these pictures thanks are due to that indefatigable indefatigable art-lover, art-lover, art-lover, Theo. Cooley, Esq., who made arrangements with several Cincinnati Cincinnati and Louisville artists to send pictures. Messrs. L. C. Lindsley, Clarence Boyd, R. H. Hammond, T. S. Noble, C. T. Webber and Miss Mary Spencer cheerfully responded responded to the application for pictures by sending a number of fine paintings that have added no little to the enjoyment of Bll who visited the Exposition. In fact, Mr. Cooley secured about all the good pictures. A large number of pictures are not mentioned in the above report The reason is that they are beneath criticism. There are unfortunately a very large number number of pictures in the gallery that should not have been admitted on any terms. A yery few; paintings of real merit form a more enjoyable display and go much further toward developing the artistic ap-preciation ap-preciation ap-preciation of the multitude than the same pictures when surrounded by- by- and. co-tningled co-tningled co-tningled with a host of poor work by poor amateurs who know nothing of real art It is to be hoped that more discretion will be exercised in admitting pictures to future exhibitions in Nasbyille. The matter was more carefully managed last year, though then there was inferior work admitted without being placed in the official official catalogue.