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Gage - . , j j THE STONE MOUNTAIN MEMG'M Gigantic...
. , j j THE STONE MOUNTAIN MEMG'M Gigantic Sculpture Undertaken Borglum Will Be Explained by Merrell Gage Today. by The story of the Stone Mountain memorial, memorial, an eight years' contract taken by Gutzon Borglum, will be explained in detail by Robert Merrell Gage in his lecture at the Topeka Art guild rooms this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. In addition, addition, Mr. Gage will tell of the Borglum Borglum exhibit of statuary now in the guild rooms, describing the different pieces for his audience. The Stone Mountain memorial is by far the largest piece of statuary ever conceived and will include the figures of the five leading Confederate generals, generals, chiseled from the solid granite of Stone mountain, just out of Atlanta, Ga., and a frieze of mingled horses and riders, 1,000 feet in length in all, be sides smaller groups of officers. Stone mountain is nvo miles long nd roo feet in height and the figures to be carved by the Borglum brother? will be visible for a distance of five miles irom. 1 5- 5- Ane u The Borglum exhibit "will be open in Topeka every day this week. There will be lectures on the pieces of statuary statuary afternoon and evening by some members of the guild. George M. Stone, Mrs. Belle A. Spencer and Mrs. R. W. Coppedge will be among the speakers. An audience of seventy-five seventy-five seventy-five attended the Gage lecture last night.

Clipped from The Topeka Daily Capital14 Jan 1917, SunPage 12

The Topeka Daily Capital (Topeka, Kansas)14 Jan 1917, SunPage 12
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