Death Mask of Dr. Horace Wells

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Title

Death Mask of Dr. Horace Wells

Abstract

This bronze mask was made, probably in 1875, from a plaster original taken at Dr. Wells’ death. It was used by sculptor Truman Howe Bartlett as the basis for his statue of Horace Wells which stands in Hartford today.

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1875, circa

Extent

1 object

Medium

Bronze

Identifier

E2003.1.20

Provenance

Gift of Truman Howe Bartlett to the Boston Medical Library, 1877

Files

http://stage.collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/E2003120.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Death Mask of Dr. Horace Wells,” OnView, accessed June 17, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6407.