Life-cast bust of a "Sioux Indian" from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Caspar Mayer, American (born Germany), 1871 - 1931

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1904

Plaster cast made from a life mask

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the American Museum of Natural History

36.16.13543

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Course History

COLT 73, 101, Spectacle and Exhibitionism, Michelle Warren, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

Life cast taken at 1904 World's Fair, The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri, 1904; collection of The American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1904-1936; given to present collection, 1936.

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