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Six vignettes illustrating phrenological propensities: hope, conscientiousness, veneration, cautiousness, benevolence, causality; illustrated by a dog anxious for scraps, a maid attempting a good price for her masters old clothes, an obese gourmand eying an enormous side of beef, a prim couple crossing a muddy road, a man being flogged, Liston acting the part of Paul Pry. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1826, after himself.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
August 1st 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, August 1st 1826.

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


Hope - Conscientiousness - Veneration - Cautiousness - Benevolence - Causality (inquisitiveness) Designed, etched & published by George Cruikshank, August 1st 1826.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. X, London 1952, no. 15197


Wellcome Library no. 11842i



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