Fowler's phrenological head

Made:
1879-1896 in England, Staffordshire and Staffordshire and

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Fowler's phrenological head, 19th century, English, 1860-1896

Glazed phrenological bust by Lorenzo Niles Fowler (1811-1896) displaying 42 phrenological organs and their names on one side and their seven collective groupings on the other. Fowler's own additions such as Conjugality (Love of matrimony) and Sublimity (Love of Grandeur) are present. This bust bears the address 'Ludgate Circus, London' where Fowler had his own practice from about 1879 to 1896.

Details

Category:
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Identifier:
A136877
type:
phrenological head
credit:
Glendining