BLOGO-FLASH: What’s NOT in the crates!

Lots of exciting responses to my challenge of last week to guess what’s in the two “H.W.”—Henry Walters—locked crates that just came to light out of deep storage at the museum. Yes, they could be filled with Old Rye Whiskey, because we know that Henry’s father, William T. Walters, was in the liquor business in the 1850s, and I have an empty “Walters Rye” bottle in my office. But no, it’s not a question of a forgotten Monet, since the crates are just too small, and Henry really didn’t like the