by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory
Today’s animation is a clay male figurine fragment from Mount Vernon’s midden, shown holding a hat in one hand and gloves inthe other. It dates to the middle of the 18th century. Details about this figurine can be found at Mount Vernon’s midden project web site here. This color animation was made by Lauren Volkers from a 3D scan of the object made on July 17, 2012.