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The head of Hercules. Drawing, c. 1792.

Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
ca. 1792

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Appears in the book in a chapter called "Of the strength and weakness of constitution" Lavater writes that the head is as square as it should be for a man of strength (see frame no. 9442L)

Publication/Creation

[London], ca. 1792.

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30037i

Creator/production credits

"Holloway direxit" inscribed on published engraving

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