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Overall: 14 1/2 x 7 x 7 in. ( 36.8 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm )
paper label: base: "COPY OF DEATH MASK OF DR. ERDMAN MADE BY ETTORE SALVATORE"
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.
Gift of Mrs. John L. Kuser, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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