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A profile of a man bisected with a curve for measuring the brain, skulls of a Turk (top right), a Georgian woman (bottom left) and a Caribbean (bottom right). Coloured engraving by H. Adlard, 1824.

Adlard, Henry.
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1824

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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The skull of a "carib" is taken from Joseph Vimont's 'Traité de phrenologie humaine et comparée, Brussels 1835, it was also copied in later phrenology textbooks

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[London] : G. Jones, 1824.

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1 print : line engraving, with watercolour

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Physiognomy. 5. Line for measuring the bulk of the brain. 6. Skull of a turk. 7. of a carib. 8. of a Georgian female

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A profile of a man bisected with a curve for measuring the brain, skulls of a Turk (top right), a Georgian woman (bottom left) and a Caribbean (bottom right). Coloured engraving by H. Adlard, 1824. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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