Symbolical Head

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Title

Symbolical Head

Subject

Phrenology
Models (representations)

Description

The most enduring icon of phrenology, the symbolical head is a model showing the thirty-five phrenological faculties. They were used both as teaching tools and as advertising.

Abstract

Symbolical head

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1800s

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

Marshall Phrenological Collection, 1870s-1958. B MS c99.

Format

image

Type

physical object

Provenance

Purchased for the Boston Medical Library, 1970

Files

head1.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Symbolical Head,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed September 19, 2019, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6189.

Transcribe This Item

  1. head1.jpg