"Anatomical Report on the Skull of Spurzheim"

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Title

"Anatomical Report on the Skull of Spurzheim"

Subject

Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832
Shurtleff, Nathaniel B. (Nathaniel Bradstreet), 1810-1874
Boston Phenological Society
skull
Phrenology

Description

A speech given by Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, read aloud in front of the Boston Phrenological Society. Shurtleff implements phrenological practices on the skull of Dr. Spurzheim post death. He includes notes about Spurzheim's own observations and determines their truth in the practice of phrenology. Shurtleff included a figure that traced Spurzheim's skulls and lists the characteristics inhibited.

Abstract

A speech given to the Boston Phrenolgical Society regarding the anatomy of Spurzheim's skull.

Creator

Nathaniel B. (Nathaniel Bradstreet), 1810-1874

Publisher

Marsh, Capen & Lyon

Date Created

1835

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Shurtleff, Nathaniel B., "Anatomical Report on the Skull of Spurzheim," read before the Boston Phrenological Society, by Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, M. D., Annals of Phrenology, Vol 2., 72.

Format

text

Extent

1 speech/article (10 pages)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

BoneBox_Spurzheim_001_ref

Files

BoneBox_Spurzheim_001_ref.pdf

Citation

Nathaniel B. (Nathaniel Bradstreet), 1810-1874, “"Anatomical Report on the Skull of Spurzheim",” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25411.

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