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Illustrations of Bumpology

1805-1830

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Print. Illustrations of Bumpology / nd. [1805-1830]. lithograph?, 28x45cm. Caricature: lampooning phrenology and the phrenologist Gall. A group of six vignette scenes illustrating various faculties defined by Gall. Includes some domestic scenes and appliances; as observation for Hope and Determination, American negro being washed in a tub by his master to become white; artist using candle light as 'fair imitation' of sunset. Artist unidentified, style reminiscent of Boz, Lear

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  • Title: Illustrations of Bumpology
  • Date Created: 1805-1830
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 280 x 450 mm
  • Type: print

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