Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

John James Audubon (1785-1851) (after Robert Havell Jr.)

Object Number: 
1948.167
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Off-white painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 14 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Life mask
Gallery Label: 
Made by the donor and his brother, Dr. George Luke Havell from the original life mask made by Robert Havell, Jr. in London, c. 1830; Original mask in the collections of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138; CAP, 1974 cat # 61
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group