Modern method - pouring the new cast

Pouring the cast
  • Pouring plaster of Paris.
    Photograph: Beazley Archive, Ian Hiley
Photo of finished cast
  • The open mould and cast within.
    Photograph: Beazley Archive, Ian Hiley

When both halves of the mould had been formed and removed from the Berlin cast, they were fitted together and filled with plaster of Paris. After about 45 minutes when the plaster had set, the mould was opened and the new cast removed.