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THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION AS ILLUSTRATED IN ART AND ARCHITECTURE By GEORGE LELAND HUNTER Thursday Mornings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art THE ANCIENT WORLD Nov. 9 The Mastaba of Perneb (Egyptian Art) Nov. 16 Rameses the Great (Egyptian Art) Nov. 23 Esther and Xerxes (Persian Art) Dec. 7 The Age of Pericles (Greek Art) Dec. 14 Alexander the Great (Greek Art) Dec. 21 Christ and Augustus (Roman Art) Jan. 11 Hadrian, the Architectural Emperor (Roman Art) THE MEDIAEVAL WORLD Jan. 18 Constantine and Christianity (Roman Art) Jan. 25 Justinian and Charlemagne (Byzantine and Barbarian Art) Feb. 1 Cairo and Constantinople (Mohammedan Art) Feb. 8 Saint Louis (Gothic Art) Feb. 15 Philip the Good (Gothic Art) THE MODERN WORLD Mar. 1 The Medici (Renaissance Art) Mar. 8 The Emperor Charles V (Renaissance Art) Mar. 15 Rubens, Rembrandt, and Lebrun (Baroque Art) Mar. 22 The Emperor Chien Lung (Chinese Art) Mar. 29 The Twentieth Century (American Art) A course of seventeen lectures on the History of Civilization as Illustrated in Art and Architecture, at the Metropolitan Museum, Thursday mornings at eleven, beginning November 9. There will be lantern illustrations and a typewritten outline of each lecture, including references to sources and supplementary readings. Fee for the course, fifty dollars. No members accepted at the Museum, and no one admitted without membership card that is non-transferable, and that must be secured beforehand by mail or messenger from Mr. Hunter at 122 East 82d Street, telephone 8394 Lenox. LECTURE PROMENADES at the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART By GEORGE LELAND HUNTER FURNITURE--Mondays at eleven--a course of eighteen lecture promenades, illustrating French, English and Colonial, Gothic and Renaissance, and ancient furniture. Fee, fifty dollars. Nov. 13, 20, 27; Dec. 4, 11, 18; Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2. FURNITURE--Mondays at three--an introductory course of six lecture promenades. Fee, twenty dollars. Nov. 13, 20, 27; Dec. 4, 11, 18. TAPESTRIES--Tuesday at eleven--a course of eighteen lecture promenades, including visits to important tapestries elsewhere, and the study of tapestry subjects, borders, weaves, costumes and architecture, enabling one to quickly and surely recognize the different makes and periods. Fee, fifty dollars. Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 12, 19; Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27. DECORATIVE TEXTILES--Tuesdays at three--a course of eighteen lecture promenades on damasks, velvets, brocades, laces and embroideries. Fee, sixty dollars. Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 12, 19; Jan. 9, 16, 23, 20; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27. POTTERY AND PORCELAIN--Wednesdays at eleven--a course of eighteen lecture promenades on majolica, faience, sevres, delft, china; the ancient pottery of Egypt, Greece and Rome; and the mediaeval pottery of the Mohammedan countries. Fee, sixty dollars. Nov. 15, 22, 29; Dec. 6, 13, 20; Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28. ORIENTAL RUGS--Fridays at eleven--a course of eighteen lecture promenades on Chinese, Bokhara, Caucasian, Turkish, Persian, Indian and other rugs, ancient and modern. Fee, sixty dollars. Nov. 17, 24; Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22; Jan. 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Mr. Hunter's lecture promenades are illustrated, not with pictures or photographs or slides, but with actual objects. For example, his lecture promenades on the style of Louis XIV are given before the Louis XIV furniture of the famous Hoentschel Collection presented to the Museum by Mr. Morgan. The membership of each course is limited to twelve; there are no single admissions or visitors; and no members are accepted at the Museum. Membership cards must be secured beforehand by mail or messenger from Mr. Hunter at 122 East 182d Street, telephone 8394 Lenox.
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