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Posted February 19. 2018 2:24PM

Radiologists give new perspective on Saint-Gaudens sculpture molds

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Like many sculptors, Saint-Gaudens preserved his molds by sealing them between two plaster halves. The Valley News reports that over a year ago, the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, N.H., contacted Dartmouth-Hitchcock to see if a CT scanner could show what's inside the plaster. Art historians were reluctant to break them open.