National Geographic : 1948 May
In a Hekelghem Cafe an Artist Copies Rembrandt's Night Watch by Sifting Colored Sand with His Fingers n.Vitte This "sand carpet" depicts the famous Sortie of the Civic Guard. When finished, it will remain on display until dust dullsitscolors. Ifsprayed with afixative, itmay be hung on a wall as a permanent fixture. Sand pictures drawn by medicine men are a popular art form among Australian aborigines and American Indians.