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The brain, sectioned vertically; showing the sites of some phrenological faculties. Process print, 1901, after etching, 1809.

Hollander, Bernard, 1864-1934.
Date
1901


About this work

Description

The faculties enumerated in the lettering relate back to earlier phrenological categories: 'attachment to home' was 'inhabitiveness' in Spurzheim's system; 'attachment to offspring' was 'philoprogenitiveness' in most systems; both can be applied to animals

Publication/Creation

London (9 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden) ; New York : Grant Richards : G.P. Putnam's sons, 1901.

Physical description

1 photomechanical reproduction : half-tone

Lettering

Vertical section of brain. From Gall's Atlas 1809 (reduced). XVII. Veneration. XIII. Firmness. IV. Attachment to home. II. Attachment to offspring. See also lower illustration on next plate. Plate XIII

Notes

From the working archive of the phrenologist Bernard Hollander (1864-1934)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28020i

Lettering note

Book contains erratum slip: "For XVII veneration read XXVII veneration"

Reproduction note

Original design from the 'Atlas' of 100 plates to Gall's 'Anatomie et physiologie du système nerveux en général, et du cerveau en particulier' (4 volumes; Paris, 1810-1819)

Languages

  • English


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