National Geographic : 1930 May
_/11, huat!ai~iU zdif %izre&. Vermont Marbe absorbs onrlyabot one-third as much water as the aver age of ether memorial stories. Jn making theirchoiceof materialst that would ea:due for uumeasszeed time, the arc~srrec s w1,ho designed rhe A ingto~h Memorial A~nmphithea~re ('tiustrated abosve) .hlcuse Vermoant Maibl .- 't eatjon s nrry- tae (~5~cr to~ob~aieyisaiiexpression .of tan's longinig fot iprQrioaiy~ Down~ through the ages sucgessiv Cistiaticins~have left 'a record of their sculptixral acid structural at iijnperishakle tnarbl. CasGiherws design for the 'Publi Library of the - City of De~troit tilustrated above, is a notable exaiiv pre of the a4apratotTof classical fonns to present-day stpdardsof utility ad beauty. rtis built of Verm~ont. Marble from rhe famous -Imperial EDat'by quarries. ' Today, as in the dim yesterdays of:history, -marble gives , beauty dignity; and 'permnanenice to public anid prate taeitsorials, to civic and governmental struc tures, and to buildings erected by' private enterprise. Write for ourt booklet, "Al.That is Beautiful Shall. Aide Forever." It gives helpful informnaiti~n on the problem o'f~sekecting appropriate memorial ilesigns. Address: Dept. t32, :Vermosnt Marble Company' (wrdsagtr tir firrf) Proctor, Vermont.