Title
Man with Open Mouth
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Man with Open Mouth
Description
Part of The J. Paul Getty museum permanent collection, located in Los Angeles, California. Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program. Man with Open Mouth; Unknown maker, French; about 1852; Daguerreotype, hand-colored; 1/4 plate, Image: 9.4 x 7.3 cm (3 11/16 x 2 7/8 in.), Plate (1/4 plate): 10.6 x 7.9 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/8 in.), Object: 15 x 12.7 cm (5 7/8 x 5 in.); 84.XT.402.4 Is this man's open-mouthed expression one of agony or ecstasy, his cry one of pain or joy or rage? Probably none of the above; most likely, this image was made as a scientific record of a man with deformed teeth and diseased gums, thus making it an example of an early photograph created as a medical document. Text from http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=64332
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Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program, copyright 2012, J. Paul Getty Trust
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