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Mask of Dante Alighieri

Identifier: Coll-1723

Scope and Contents

Death mask of Italian poet Dante Alighieri. A death mask is a wax or a plaster cast made of a person's face after they have died.


  • Creation: unknown

Physical Description

Plaster mask

Conditions Governing Access

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1 object

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession no: SC-Acc-2016-0037.

Physical Description

Plaster mask

Processing Information

Holding catalogue entry by Graeme D. Eddie, 18 February 2016.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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