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Seven vignettes illustrating phrenological propensities: tune, covetiveness, secretiveness, size, firmness, time, weight; illustrated by an organ-grinder, a pick-pocket, an adulterer, the huge Daniel Lambert, a pavior with his rammer, a winged clock, a crown on a cushion. 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 25 x 30 cm.


The organ of tune - Covetiveness - Secretiveness - Size - Firmness - The organ of time - Weight . Designed, etched & published by George Cruikshank, August 1st 1826.

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British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. X, London 1952, no. 15195


Wellcome Library no. 11843i



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