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Featuring Jimi Hendrix penis at show in Iceland (NSFW)

American rock singer and guitarist Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970). (Photo: Avalon / Getty Images)

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  • A casting of Jimi Hendrix’s erect penis is on display at a phallology museum in Iceland.
  • The cast was created by Cynthia Albritton, who created similar works with at least 50 rock stars.
  • Cynthia agreed to donate her work to the museum before her death.

The Icelandic Phallological Museum has unveiled a plaster cast of the erect penis of legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix after it was donated by its creator, called Cynthia “Plaster Caster”.

The museum is already home to nearly 400 artifacts, ranging from whales’ genitals in plexiglass tubes to the raccoon’s penis in formaldehyde.

The collection even includes bronzes of the genitals from the entire Icelandic handball team that won silver at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

Curious visitors lean in to examine the latest addition, shown in a glass case.

The cast of Hendrix’s phallus was created by the American artist Cynthia Albritton, christened Cynthia “Plaster Caster”, who made castings of about 50 rock stars’ penises.

She agreed to donate the item before her death earlier this year and sent it along with a certificate of authenticity describing the item as a close copy of an original 1968 version.

Albritton used a latex mold to make eight copies of Hendrix’s phallus two years before his death.

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Hendrix, whose repertoire i.a. hot woman and Hi Joedied of an overdose in 1970, aged 27 years.

“This is definitely one of our most valuable pieces,” said Thordur Olafur Thordarson, the museum’s assistant curator.

Some of the museum’s whale exhibits are so rare that they are considered priceless.

“We are extremely fortunate to have it,” Thordarson told AFP.

The artist was persuaded to donate the work after an American couple who happened to be her neighbors visited the museum in Reykjavik during their travels.

“They thought this would be a really good opportunity for her to leave a permanent legacy,” Thordarson said.

The plaster cast was unveiled at a ceremony in early June.

“It’s funny,” Steven Warren, a first-time visitor to Iceland from the UK, told AFP.

French tourist Pascal Podwojewski said he did not “think history will remember the size of his penis, his music will be remembered more”.

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Featuring Jimi Hendrix penis at show in Iceland (NSFW)

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