The History of Leith

January 23, 2008

Death masks take on new life in Edinburgh exhibit

EDINBURGH, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Edinburgh-based photographer Joanna Kane has transformed a unique collection of early 19th century life and death masks into a haunting series of portraits of the famous and the unknown.

The exhibition, running to April 6 in Scotland’s National Portrait Gallery, is labelled The Somnambulists: photographic portraits from before photography. for more click here

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