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Head of Racial Type

Head of Racial Type

Heads of racial types, created by anthropologists from plaster molds of the faces of living subjects, were mass produced in Nazi Germany for use in exhibitions and racial hygiene classes. This head portrays the “Negro” racial type.–Blinden-Museum an der Johann-Agust-Zeune-Schule fur Blinde, Berlin

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