Portrait of Dr. Johann Gaspar Spurzheim (1776-1832), 1832

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Title

Portrait of Dr. Johann Gaspar Spurzheim (1776-1832), 1832

Subject

Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832
Phrenology
Portrait
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870

Description

The lithography of Johann Gaspar Spurzheim was originally created by Alvan Fisher, but John H. Bufford created copies too. The first lithographic was published in 1832 by William S. Pendleton from his publishing company, Pendleton's Lithography, in Boston. The image depicts a portrait of Spurzheim pointing at a skull cast with phrenological markings.

Abstract

A lithography portrait of Dr. Johann Gaspar Spurzheim.

Creator

Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870

Publisher

Pendleton's Lithography
Pendleton, William S., 1795-1879

Date Created

1832

Rights

The Harvard 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

Harvard Medical School. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections C-CL02, Portrait Collection, Series 00248, Box 160, Folder 35

Format

image

Extent

1 print (lithography)

Medium

lithography

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

BoneBox_Spurzheim_003_ref

Files

BoneBox_Spurzheim_003_ref.pdf

Citation

Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863 and Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870, “Portrait of Dr. Johann Gaspar Spurzheim (1776-1832), 1832,” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25414.

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