Life-cast bust of a "Kongo man from the Congo" 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

36.16.13559

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

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, ill. p. 46, fig. 16.

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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