Death mask of Napoleon Bonaparte

Death mask of Napoleon Bonaparte. I have a death mask of an unnamed antecedent.

Death mask of Ludwig van Beethoven

Death mask of Ludwig Van Beethoven, musical genius. His life was difficult and he probably suffered from bipolar disorder. His death from pleurisy was long and painful. Never would he realize his impact on the modern world.

shakespeares-death-mask.jpg 287×252 pixels    He is believed to have died on 23 April 1616.

Shakespeare’s Death Mask: Better to have a bad epitaph than ill report while living

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin died after suffering a series of strokes at his home in Gorki. Well-known sculptor Sergey Merkurov was asked to produce the death masks. Merkurov had studied under Auguste Rodin in Paris and was one of Russia’s most famous artists.

Taken at the time of his autopsy and currently on display at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington DC. In 2007, Dr. John Sotos studied his face and medical records and concluded that he suffered from a disease called Multiple Mucosal  Neuroma Syndrome and had he not been assassinated, he would have died soon anyway.

Abraham Lincoln Faces of Death: These 46 Eerie Death Masks Capture the Final Hour of Real Historical Faces

Full Map of History

From the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (Made in : The Histomap. Four thousand years of world history. High resolution image in MrSID format can be obtained here.

James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876)  He was known as Wild Bill Hickok, a legend of the American Old   West. His skills as a gunfighter and scout, along with his reputation   as a lawman and professional gambler, resulted in his fame, though   some of his exploits are fictionalized.

Wild Bill Hickok (May 1837 – August Legend of American Old West. His skills as a gunfighter & scout, along with his reputation as a lawman & professional gambler, resulted in his fame, though some of his exploits are fictionalized.

After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples. #USPS #vintagephoto

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

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In Margorie McCall died & was buried. That night, grave robbers attempted to cut her finger off for her ring but Marge woke up & they fled. She got out of the coffin & walked home to her family

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