Monday, May 15, 2006

Memento Mori

Fascinating online collection of death masks.

The Shakespeare death mask has been authenticated recently. Top row:: Willy the Shakes, William Tecumseh Sherman and US Grant. Second row:: John C. Calhoun, Mary Queen of Scots, Isaac Newton, Friedrich Nietzsche. Third Row:: Napoleon, Julius Caesar, Robert E. Lee. Fourth Row: Freddy the Great.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great site - thanks for the link. The postmortem photography section is very interesting, as well.

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