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Two skulls of monkeys. Grey wash drawing, c. 1789.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
c. 1789
Reference
29236i
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Description

In applying the study of physiognomy to the animal world, Lavater asserts a "proportional difference of force and form. ... From the insect invisible to the naked eye, up to the elephant, is not the gradation of internal and external character perpetually in exact relation?" (vol. II.i. p. 99)

Publication/Creation

[London], c. 1789.

Physical description

1 drawing : grey wash

Creator/production credits

Engraving in book attributed to Larkin How

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29236i

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