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384 results filtered with: Characters and characteristics
  • Phrenological head of Lord Ellenborough as Governor General of India 1841-1844. Lithograph, ca. 1844.
  • The infant John the Baptist. Drawing, c. 1791, after Raphael.
  • Eight physiognomies. Drawing, c. 1789, after D.N. Chodowiecki and C. Le Brun.
  • Lucas Vorsterman, the engraver: portrait. Drawing, c. 1791, after A. van Dyck.
  • Statues of an apostle and Christ (?). Drawing, c. 1793.
  • A bust showing a phlegmatic-sanguine temperament. Drawing, c. 1792.
  • A woman surgeon and her assistant cupping a patient. Etching by C. Dusart, 1695.
  • Richard Dickinson, an eccentric man from Scarborough, who imagines he is a king, sitting with his pet fox and monkey. Engraving by G. Vertue after H. Hysing, 1725.
  • In a room filled with skulls of the famous, the phrenologist Gall examines William Pitt the Younger and Gustavus IV, the King of Sweden, both currently plagued by Napoleon. Coloured etching, 1806.
  • Six heads of dogs. Drawing, c. 1789.
  • Sixteen feet in profile, of women and men: a parody of phrenology. Coloured etching.
  • Eyes expressing an imperious and passionate character, according to Lavater. Drawing, c. 1794.
  • A man with a nose indicating reflectiveness (according to Lavater). Drawing, c. 1794.
  • Profile of a man deemed by Lavater to be gentle but mediocre. Drawing, c. 1794.
  • H. Spiegel: portrait. Drawing, c. 1793.
  • Head of a youth whose face is difficult to analyse physiognomically. Drawing, c. 1794.
  • Nine ears. Drawing, c. 1793.
  • Desiderius Erasmus. Drawing, c. 1792, after H. Holbein.
  • Head of Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary. Drawing, c. 1791, after Raphael.
  • Phrenological chart with portraits of historical figures and illustrations of skulls exhibiting racial characteristics. Lithograph by G. E. Madeley, authored by C. Donovan, c. 1850.
  • Twelve ears. Drawing, c. 1793.
  • A head containing over thirty images symbolising the phrenological faculties. Wood engraving, c. 1845, after O.S. Fowler (?).
  • Admiral Hyde: portrait. Drawing, c. 1794.
  • Four designs of upper parts of faces, expressing different characters. Drawing, c. 1793.
  • A man sitting erect on a chair; representing pride as a type of the 'sentiment' of self esteem, a phrenological 'faculty'. Steel engraving by C. Devrits, 1847, after H. Bruyères.
  • Left profile of a head showing depressed frontal lobes. Drawing, c. 1900.
  • A woman surgeon and her assistant cupping a patient. Oil painting after Cornelis Dusart.
  • Four physiognomies expressing the propensity to command. Drawing, c. 1792.
  • A phrenologist holding a skull palpates a girl's skull, while her mother looks on. Lithograph by A-N. Delaunois after A. Debacq.
  • Outlines of twelve faces in profile. Drawing, c. 1789.