Preserving History for the Future

Masks are important artifacts that allow us the gain an understanding about the personality of historical figures. When I was at the National Portrait Gallery I took this image of the life mask of a very important American.

Who is he?

Who is this man?

Who is this man?

Why is he famous?

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Why is this process important?

If you could select an object to add to this website collection, what would you chose and why?

Looking forward to reading your responses,

Kind Regards,

Dr Kathy Mackey at the Smithsonian