Face it

June 21, 1996

(Photograph) - Face it: Malcolm McLeod, director of Glasgow University's Hunterian Museum, examines the newly acquired death mask of Bonnie Prince Charlie, who died in Rome in 1788. The original plaster mask was brought to Scotland in 1839, but disappeared and was not rediscovered until 1888. Glasgow now has one of the three known metal casts made shortly after the mask's rediscovery.

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