The Influence of the Brain on the Form of the Head

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Subject

Phrenology
Gall, F. J. (Franz Joseph), 1758-1828 (author)
Lewis, Winslow, 1799-1875 (translator)
Excerpts

Description

This English translation of Franz Joseph Gall’s Sur les Fonctions du Cerveau was one of the Boston Phrenological Society’s first publication projects. In this passage, Gall describes how he isolated the faculties of attachment and friendship.

Abstract

Excerpt from Franz Joseph Gall's The Influence of the Brain on the Form of the Head discussing attachment and friendship

Creator

Gall, F. J. (Franz Joseph), 1758-1828

Publisher

Marsh, Capen, and Lyon

Date Created

1835

Contributor

Lewis, Winslow (translator)

Rights

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Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (QP385 .G13 E3 1835, v. 3)

Format

text

Extent

excerpt (1 page)

Language

English

Type

text

Provenance

Purchased for the Boston Medical Library, 1970

Files

gall2.jpg

Citation

Gall, F. J. (Franz Joseph), 1758-1828, “The Influence of the Brain on the Form of the Head,” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed June 24, 2018, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6160.

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