Medal depicting the symbolical head

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Title

Medal depicting the symbolical head

Abstract

One of several medals struck to honor Franz Joseph Gall, commemorating his lectures in Berlin in 1805 as well as his death. This medal depicts the symbolical head; the obverse and reverse delineate the thirty-five phrenological faculties as conceived by J. G. Spurzheim.

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1805-1828

Is Part Of

The Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals

Extent

1 medal

Medium

Mixed metals

Identifier

E2003.1.36

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Horatio R. Storer to the Boston Medical Library in memory of Dr. David Humphreys Storer, 1900

Files

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Citation

Unknown, “Medal depicting the symbolical head,” OnView, accessed February 26, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6409.

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