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C. late-19th century, possibly 1890s
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A hand-written phrenologist's report for Edward Purslowe, conducted with a view to helping the young man find a suitable career. Contents include: Introduction (2 pages): listing the 35 "organs" + a drawing of a head divided into 3 main phrenological divisions. Report (7 pages): formatted as a letter addressed to Purslowe and signed by the phrenologist.


C. late-19th century, possibly 1890s

Physical description

Material: paper; 6 ff.; dimensions: diameter 112 mm, length 183 mm

Acquisition note

Donated by the family of Purslowe in 2021


  • English

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