Silhouette of Johann Gaspar Spurzheim

Subject

Phrenology
Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832
Portraits
Silhouettes

Description

Like the Alvan Fisher oil portrait, this silhouette of J. G. Spurzheim appears to have been produced during his final years on his tour through the United States. The object in his hand is, of course, a skull.

Abstract

Silhouette of Johann Gaspar Spurzheim holding a skull

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1832, circa

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Artifact Collection, uncatalogued, Acc. 2818

Format

image

Extent

1 portrait

Type

still image

Identifier

BML Acc. 2818
E2003.1.37

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Norton Folsom to the Boston Medical Library, 1902

Files

Citation

Unknown, “Silhouette of Johann Gaspar Spurzheim,” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed July 23, 2017, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6163.

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