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Photography and Portraiture

Date
1876-1906
Reference
GALTON/2/8
Part of
Galton Papers
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  • Online

About this work

Description

Material relating to Francis Galton's work on photography and portraiture, particularly the use of composite photography to produce an average 'type' of face. Also includes his work on sihouettes, crania, resemblance and measurement by photography.

Publication/Creation

1876-1906

Physical description

16 boxes

Location of duplicates

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

Terms of use

The papers are available at UCL Special Collections and Archives subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Languages

  • English
  • French

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