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Phrenological propensities: philoprogenitiveness, amativeness, self-love, individuality, number; illustrated by a huge and happy family, an apothecary making advances on his maidservant, a dandy admiring his reflection, Seurat the human skeleton, Toby the learned pig. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1826, after himself.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
1 August 1826
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Phrenological illustrations, or an artist's view of the craniological system of doctors Gall and Spurzheim
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[London] : G. Cruikshank, 1 August 1826.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 24.7 x 29.7 cm.


Philoprogenitiveness - Amativeness (physical love) - Self love - Individuality - Number. Designed, etched & published by George Cruikshank, August 1st 1826.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. X, London 1952, no. 15192


Wellcome Library no. 11844i



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