Arts: Soap

Sculptors have never been perfectly content with any medium, possibly because their range of choice is so wide. Marble, wood, bronze, porcelain, lead, tin, clay, glass, butter, all have, at one time or another, been modeled or cast in the shape of the beauty in the artist's mind.

The enterprising firm of Procter & Gamble, soap men. have suddenly resolved to test the esthetic possibilities of their product. They offer three prizes of $250, $150, $100 for sculpture in white soap—no brand of white soap specified. Awards will be made by a jury—judgment...

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