Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

It becomes them

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 30, 2007

A collection of death masks in the Beinecke Library.

[NOTE: Updated 11-2-07. See below.]

 H. D. [1886-1961] http://www.imagists.org/hd/



 

Hermann Broch [1886-1951] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Broch



Victor Serge [1890-1947] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Serge



 Vsevolod Mikhailovich Eichenbaum, (a.k.a Volin)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volin

*NOT* Leon Trotsky [1879-1940], as originally reported.

For a much grander selection, visit Princeton and Thanatos.net

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  1. Allegra Springfield said, on October 30, 2007 at 8:14 pm

    Death Masks:

    WHERE’S GOETHE?????

    Rumor: Beinecke Library has his mask, with and without
    ears.

  2. Able said, on October 30, 2007 at 8:30 pm

    Love the site! Just wanted to let you know that the images in this post need resized…

  3. beineckepoetry said, on October 31, 2007 at 2:31 am

    Thanks for the heads up. Images should now load in reasonable sizes. – TY


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