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Abraham Lincoln Life Mask - Volk

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This life mask was made right before the Civil War. Turn Abraham Lincoln's head around. Be sure to discover what hides within the life mask.

About the Model

A Life Mask of Abraham Lincoln made by Leonard Volk in 1860. This is the first of two life masks made of Lincoln. There is a huge difference between the two life masks: the first one was made right before the Civil War and Mr. Lincoln's face is energetic and optimistic. The other one, made right before his death, is sad and strained.


Arts + Humanities


Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation, Life Mask, President, Assasination, Politics, 16th President, US Government, Slavery, Illinois, Gettysburg Address


May 16 2022