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John James Audubon (1785-1851) (after Robert Havell Jr.)

Object Number: 
ca. 1955
Plaster with wire supports
Overall: 7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 20 x 11.4 cm )
label: typed on inside: "John James Audubon 1785-1851/ Life mask by Robert Havell, London, pre-1839. Molded and cast by Donald Baird from the original in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College"
Life mask
Gallery Label: 
May be related to plaster taken by famous phrenologist George Combe in Edinburgh with crisper lines, reproduced in Chalmers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Donald Baird
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group