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Aaron Burr (1756-1836)

Object Number: 
1927.59
Date: 
1836
Medium: 
Plaster with wash
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 33.7 x 15.9 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on interior in red paint: "78S" [old N-YHS cat #]
Description: 
Death mask
Gallery Label: 
Made for Fowler & Wells of NY, phrenologists, Sept. 14, 1836. Mask made at cost of $50.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group