Phrenological Reading of G. H. Clark

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Title

Phrenological Reading of G. H. Clark

Subject

Phrenology
Clark, G. H.
Fowler, L. N. (Lorenzo Niles), 1811-1896 (author)
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Description

Lorenzo Niles Fowler compiled this notebook of phrenological readings of individuals encountered during his travels through upstate New York, western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky in 1834 and 1835. There are a number of examinations of lunatics, prisoners, and criminals, including this assessment of G. H. Clark of Ithaca, who was accused of murdering his wife.

Abstract

A phrenological reading by Lorenzo Niles Fowler of G. H. Clark, who murdered his own wife, as found in his notebook, the Collection of Phrenological Cards, 1834-1835 (inclusive).

Creator

Fowler, L. N. (Lorenzo Niles), 1811-1896

Date Created

1835 March

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Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (B MS b215.1)

Format

text

Extent

1 card

Language

English

Type

text

Provenance

From the Collections of the Boston Medical Library

Files

fowler3.jpg

Citation

Fowler, L. N. (Lorenzo Niles), 1811-1896, “Phrenological Reading of G. H. Clark,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6171.

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