National Geographic : 1946 Jul
Staff Photographer 3.Baylor Roberts "Right There Is Washington!" School Children Inspect the Great Bronze Seal at NationalGeographic Society Headquarters Visitors often walk around the seal, set in the lobby floor, apparently feeling that it is too precious to step on. Seven feet indiameter, theplaque bears theWestern Hemisphere design familiar to members of the National Geographic Society for fifty years (pages 28, 34, and 39). Theseal isimpressed into allmembership certificates; the design appears on many of The Society's publications and medals, such as the Hubbard Medal.