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Issue: 028, 07/05/28 p. 444
Heading: Varieties. Chiefly Selected from Recent Letters of Continental Correspondents
Category: Anthropology   Medicine   Craniology   Phrenology   
Topic: Gall the Craniologist. [Satirical paragraph on the researches of Gall in a prison]
Person: GALL   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Craniology   Phrenology   
Topic: The Duke of Manchester`s Loss of Brain. [The duke cited as having had a portion of his skull kicked away by a horse, having lost a portion of his cortex, and, notwithstanding, to have made "a very excellent Colonial Governor"]
Person: MANCHESTER, Duke of   
Source: Mechanic`s Magazine   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Anthropology (physical)   Brain   Craniology   
Topic: The Human Brain. [Weight of the brain in comparison with that of other animals, according to Sommering`s researches]
Person: SOMMERING, M.   
Source: Dissertatio de Basi Enceph   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 13, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Poetical, Para 1
Category: Anthropology   Medicine   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   Mathematics   Literature   
Topic: Sir Walter Scott and Dr. Gall, the Phrenologist. [The Athenaeum exposes Dr. Gall`s mistaken apprehensions about certain anonymous busts]
Person: GALL   CHANTREY   TROUGHTON   SCOTT, Sir Walter   POMFRET, Earl of   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 33-34
Heading: State of the Literary Market in England. From Mr. H. C.---n to M. Ladvocat, au Palais Royal
Category: Literature   Travel   Philosophy   Craniology   
Topic: [A mildly satirical account of books which sell in England, as compared with France. Books on metaphysics are more popular in France. H. C. had consequently asked a number of eminent and/or infamous persons if they would like to write a book on the human mind. H. C.`s letter to Ladvocat contains the answers he received including the reply in full he received from De Quincy]
Person: LADVOCAT, M.   DE QUINCY, O.   COPLESTONE, Dr. (Bishop of Llandaff)   SMITH, Horace   MORISON, (Hygenist)   COLERIDGE   BELSHAM, (Unitarian preacher)   LAWRENCE (Painter)   
Letter Signed: H. C. , Mr.

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762-763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Phrenology, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   
Topic: [Arrival of Vimont in London. At first he was a sceptic about phrenology, then converted]
Person: GALL   VIMONT, Dr.   
Institution: Institute of Paris   

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Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 804
Heading: Phrenology
Category: Phrenology   Craniology   Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   
Title: Phrenology Article of the Foreign Quarterly Review. With Notes from G. Spurzheim, M.D. of the Universities of Vienna and Paris, and Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians in London
Author: CHEVENIX, Rich.   
Attribution: F. R. S.
Institution: University of Vienna   University of Paris   Royal College of Physicians   
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