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VOL. II.-No. 46.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1891.
PRICE, THREE CENTS.
THE STUDY OF ART.
A Movement on Foot to Improve
Our Art Collection.
An article in last Monday's Free
Press, remarking on the deficiencies
of the University in the way of ap-
paratus for the study of art, points
out the attempts now being made by
certain members of the faculty to
supply these deficiencies. Mention
is made of Prof. D'Ooge's stereopti-
can views and of the photographs
which Prof. Kelsey is ordering for,
the Frieze Memorial Collection, and
especial attention is called to the
movement which Prof. Scott has set
on foot to collect material for the
study of the Old Masters.
To illustrate his lectures on the
philosophy of art, Prof. Scott, after
the Christmas vacation, will give his
class in esthetics a series of talks on
the painters Leonardo da Vinci and
Michael Angelo. A small sum
granted by the University has been
spent in securing reproductions of
paintings by these masters, and about
sixty photographs are now on their
way from Florence and Paris. They
will include representations of the
entire interior of the Sistine Chapel
at Rome, the decoration of whichj
forms Michael Angelo's most cele-
brated work. The large panels on
the ceiling will be represented by
photographs of the largest size, and
twenty-five smaller photographs will
afford means of studying the minuter
features. The various groups which
make up the Last Judgment are
shown in a series of pictures.
Of reproductions of Leonardo's
paintings the following are the most
important of those that have been
ordered: The Adoration of the Magi,
the Last Supper, the Anunciation,
the Portrait of himself, the Baptism
(by Veroccaio) with Leonardo's An-
gels, a Study of a Youth, and the
famous Mona Lisa. The last is a
carbon photograph from Braunt &
Co., Paris, and promises to be
With the aid of a complete collec-
tion of such photographs and of
reproductions by the various modern
"processes," Prof. Scott thinks it
will be possible to study the painters
of certain periods of the Renaissance
about as successfully in Ann Arbor
as in the European galleries. A very
few hundred dollars not expended
for show but laid out in a systematic
way so as to illustrate one phase of
the philosophy of art, would be
worth, for scientific study of theC
subject, almost more than the entire
contents of our present art museum.
It is Prof. Scott's purpose to make a
collection of this sort. To raise
funds he proposes to appeal to the
alumni and friends of the University
who are interested in the study of
art. Many promises of help have
already been obtained, and as the
scheme will be pushed vigorously,
there can be little doubt of the final
to the middle of the field. Here
Nicholson got the ball and running
into the crowd at the side carried
the ball down the field, and made a
touch-down.. Many of the specta-
tors claimed lie ran out bounds but
the referee did not see it, and would
not allow the protest. Nicholson
kicked goal. 'The High Schools
were given the ball at the center of
the field,but soon lost it. '93 then
carried it down the field by good
runs of Cleverdon and Jones and
steady rush line work. Jones made
the touch-down, and Nicholson
kicked goal. The High Schools
now began to kick more and soon
Harper & Brothers, of New York, had the ball within 2o yards of '93's
have just published a 175 page book goal. Time was calledbeforeeither
by Walter Camp, entitled, "Ameri- side could score again.
can Foot-ball." It is probably the In the second half '93 again tried
only work upon this subject which her rushing tactics with good effect,
treats the game in a scientific manner and soon Smeltzer was rushed over
and it is written by one who is perhaps the line for a touch-down. Nichol-
more thoroughly informed than any son tried a punt out, but the line
other up>on the finer points of foot. fumbled and the High Schools fell
ball as played in American colleges. on the ball. In the scrimmage that
The book contains thirty-one photo- followed Stark got throug tthe line,
graphs of celebrated ale, Harvard and made 50 yards for the Iig l
and Princeton players. le 1frontis- School. IHowever, '9 1 soon got
piece is a full-length portrait of the ball and by steady rushing took
Hector Cowan, of Princeton. The it into the High Schools territory.
chapters, ten in number, treat of In three rushes Jones was pushed
Einglislh and American Rugby, end over the line for the fourth touch-
rushes, the tackle, the guard, the down. Nicholson kicked the goal.
centre or snap-back, the quarter- As it was getting late, time was
back, the half-back and back, sig- called at the end of 20 minutes.
nals, training, and a chapter for Cleverdon, Harmon and South-
spectators. worth for '93, and Norris, Baird
This little book will undoubtedly and Furbet for the High School,
find a large sale in the west, among did fine tackling.
the colleges who are now making I A fine banner, emblematic of the
beginnings in the game of foot-ball. championship, will be presented to
It is not only a book of elementary '93 by the Athletic Association.
instruction, but it contains much Tie elevens lined up as follows:
that will be of great value even to HIHSCeO.. i rLIT.
t'a un5cc-------r. end _-Whiteheaud, Curtis
tine captain wvho prides hiiself upon searner -------r. tackle ---..Conklis
isis thorough kiowledge of tne game. Parsns- r. guard- Miller
'93 Lit. the Champions. Carpenter.---. tackleC........leveron
Tucker..-.- .. 1.end -.-...--southworth
The final game of the class csham- Noris- it--- ',-back.---------.-Harmn
Btairui---------- . halt------Jones
pionship was played on the campus Furbet.............-.1half-----.-..S.meltzer
yesterday afternoon between '93 Stark.. ...........f.-back.----.....Nicholson
Lit, and High School steams. '93 The Czar has sent to Stanford
won, by the score of 22 to o. The University, in California, a magnifi-
High School played a plucky game, cent collection of rare minerals,
but were too light to stop '93's cen- valued at $35,000. There are more
ter rushes. In the first half the then 8oo specimens in the collection.
High Schools took the ball and by In return for this liberal gift, Mrs.
fine rushing between the tackles and Stanford intends to present a collec-
the guards carried the ball down to tion of California precious stones
93's 15-yard line. '93 got the ball, and minerals to the St. Petersburg
and making a rally, carried it back National Museum.
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