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Phrenological Chart of Samuel Armour


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Image
Text
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
This is a phrenological chart created for Samuel Armour, age 13, issued by Alfred Hagarty, practical phrenologist.

Phrenology is a pseudoscience primarily focused on measurements of the human skull, based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules. This phrenological study was likely conducted at a local fair.

The original document was provided by Al Robinson during a Scan & Share Day event held at the Onondaga Hall on February 11, 2012.
Date of Original:
[ca. 1850s]
Dimensions:
Width: 21 cm
Height: 17 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2012OC062
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1334 Longitude: -80.26636
Donor:
Provided by Al Robinson.
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Phrenological Chart of Samuel Armour, ca. 1850s. Al Robinson Personal Collection.
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The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit "The County of Brant Public Library".
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Phrenological Chart of Samuel Armour


This is a phrenological chart created for Samuel Armour, age 13, issued by Alfred Hagarty, practical phrenologist.

Phrenology is a pseudoscience primarily focused on measurements of the human skull, based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules. This phrenological study was likely conducted at a local fair.

The original document was provided by Al Robinson during a Scan & Share Day event held at the Onondaga Hall on February 11, 2012.