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A servants' employment agency where prospective employees are having their heads phrenologically examined as to their suitabililty. Coloured etching by W. Taylor.

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If this science be cultivated, I doubt not but the time will come when on hiring a servant, an examination of the organick manifestations of the mental faculties as developed on the superficies of the pericranium, will supersede the necessity of further enquiry into character. See lecture on phrenology. W Taylor del et sc.


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