A Murderer's Masque


The Royal Armoury, Sweden

The Royal Armoury, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

Masque of pressed linen with a silk “beard”. On the masque the text: "Worn by J. J. Ankarström when he discharged the fateful shot on the night between the 16th and 17th March 1792." Anckarström bought the masque on the morning of the 16th from hatmaker Hartin.


  • Title: A Murderer's Masque
  • Creator: Hartin
  • Date Created: 1792
  • Location Created: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Subject Keywords: Murder, Assassination, Venetian masque
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: Livrustkammaren

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