Art: Speaking Likeness

An obscure Congressional agency is the House Committee on the Library, which is responsible for the maintenance of the Library of Congress, the erection of monuments to famed individuals. Impatiently last week Illinois' Representative Kent Ellsworth Keller as Library Committee Chairman was waiting for Congress to reassemble so that he might clear his office of encumbrances and settle a vexing artistic problem.

For many years the House has been in the habit of voting from $1,000 to $2,500 for memorial portraits of its Speakers to hang on the crowded walls of the lobby just...

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