Two men construct a death mask in New York, circa 1908. (58/77)

Two men construct a death mask in New York, circa 1908.

Death masks — wax or plaster casts made around the recently deceased’s head — were used for various purposes, largely those meant to honor the deceased with a statue or display of some kind.

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