Dr. John F. Erdmann (1864-1954)

Dr. John F. Erdmann (1864-1954)
Title
Dr. John F. Erdmann (1864-1954)
Date 
1954
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 7 x 7 in. ( 36.8 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm )
Description 
Death mask
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John L. Kuser, Jr.
Object Number 
1954.92
Marks 
paper label: base: "COPY OF DEATH MASK OF DR. ERDMAN MADE BY ETTORE SALVATORE"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group