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Death mask of Aaron Burr (1756–1836)

Object Name: Death mask or life mask
Date: 1836
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Medium: Plaster
Dimensions: Overall: 13 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 33.7 x 15.9 x 18.4 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 1927.59
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Inscribed: Inscribed on interior in red paint: "78S"

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Made for Fowler & Wells of New York, phrenologists, Sept. 14, 1836. Mask made at cost of $50.


Robert Lehman Sculpture Gallery, New-York Historical Society, November 2000–present.