Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Painted and overpainted plaster
Overall: 11 x 8 x 7 in. ( 27.9 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm )
Life mask cast after the original taken by Clark Mills on February 11, 1865.
Purchase, General Fund
inscriptions: on top of head: "Abraham Lincoln/Clark Mills/1865"
inscribed: back of head: "NY....INSTITUTE/PHRENOLOGY"
inscribed: paper label on interior: "Lincoln death mask 8 -78"
The Fowler Mask Collection
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