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Dr. John F. Erdmann (1864-1954)

Object Number: 
1954.92
Date: 
1954
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 7 x 7 in. ( 36.8 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
paper label: base: "COPY OF DEATH MASK OF DR. ERDMAN MADE BY ETTORE SALVATORE"
Description: 
Death mask
Gallery Label: 
Erdmann graduated from the New York University-Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1887 and thereafter specialized in surgery and taught on the faculty of the N.Y.U. Medical School. His death mask was a gift to the Society from his daughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John L. Kuser, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group