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Description

This reproduction is based on Stephen Douglas's original life mask taken in Chicago in 1857. The reproduction features Douglas's face with hollowed out eyes. It is mounted on a brown marble base.

Description Source

The Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001058/ (accessed May 3, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

painted clay [?]

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

sculpture

Class

statuettes & figurines

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

2826

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Reproduction of Stephen A. Douglas Life Mask

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