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]


Hermann Broch [1886-1951]

Victor Serge [1890-1947]

 Vsevolod Mikhailovich Eichenbaum, (a.k.a Volin)

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

For a much grander selection, visit Princeton and

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

    Death Masks:


    Rumor: Beinecke Library has his mask, with and without

  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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