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Máscara funeraria de La reina Mary de Escocia

Death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was very beautiful and it is said that Queen Elizabeth was jealous of her beauty. I've read a book about the Queen of scots- er, rather her fool. It was a historical fiction, though, called The Queen's Own Fool

Image Detail for - Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan & Alexander Graham Bell

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. This is a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher when Helen was a child.

Madame Tussaud molding a death mask of Queen Marie Antoinette after her execution in 1793.  Madame Tussaud "had the gruesome responsibility of making death masks from heads—frequently those of her friends—freshly severed by the guillotine."

Marie Tussaud was arrested and taken to the Bastille for being a royalist supporter. Her head was shaven, before being taken to the guillotine, but was pardoned. She was forced to make death masks - Including Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

La lettere inviata da Gandhi ad Adolf Hitler nel 1939

srdash: “ Long time ago, Mahatma Gandhi wrote to his “Dear friend” asking him not to go to war. That friend was Adolf Hitler.

Death Mask of LORENZO de' Medici, 1492 #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Lorenzo di Piero de Medici, Italian statesman, was born January 1449 in Florence, Republic of Florence and died April 1492 (aged in Careggi, Republic of Florence.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Реконструкция на лицето на Ан Болейн / Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Lincoln’s body (above) departed Washington in a nine-car funeral train. The 1,700- mile trip back to Illinois was essentially over the same tracks that carried the then President- elect east in 1861. Cities along the route that hold funeral processions included Philadelphia, New York City, Buffalo, Cleveland, and Chicago. The only preserved photograph of Lincoln in death. Taken 24 April 1865, by Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., City Hall, Manhattan, NY.

Lincoln In State~Close up: The only preserved photograph of Lincoln in death. Taken 24 April by Jeremiah Gurney, Jr.

This cast is used in the Artists studio plaster cast room.She is beautiful to draw and paint.

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

Death mask of the Queen in Mary, Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh. There is another death mask at Lennoxlove House.

Death mask of the Queen in Mary, Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh. There is another death mask at Lennoxlove House.

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