Wednesday, May 8, 2013

"The Devil Examining the Head of a Boy" Frontspiece to a Manual on Phrenology; 1847, The Wellcome Library

From the wonderful Wellcome Library where I am busy doing research at the next week or so:
The devil examining the head of a boy; three other boys lurk under the devil’s wings; frontispiece to a manual on phrenology. Steel engraving

1847 By: Hippolyte Bruyères after: Jean Denis Nargeot
Published: Aubert &,[Paris (Place de la Bourse, 29) : 1847

V0009469 Credit: Wellcome Library, London
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