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Phrenological propensities: language, ideality, wit, imitation and approbation, comparison; illustrated by foul-mouthed fishwives, a man imagining ghosts, a woman tricked in a churchyard, Mathews mimicking a phrenologist's lecture, a tall thin man passing a short fat woman. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1826, after himself.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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1 August 1826
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11841i
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Phrenological illustrations, or an artist's view of the craniological system of doctors Gall and Spurzheim
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[London] : G. Cruikshank, 1 August 1826.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.7 x 29.7 cm.

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Language! - Ideality - Wit! - Imitation & approbation - Comparison. Designed, etched & published by George Cruikshank, August 1st 1826.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. X, London 1952, no. 15196

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Wellcome Library no. 11841i

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