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Franz Joseph Gall examining the head of a pretty young girl, while three gentlemen wait inline. Depicts the idea of different minds and how the mind has different parts to it that make each individual unique.

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JAMES GREGG was indicted for that he in the King's highway, in and upon Samuel Brooks did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, and stealing from his person half a guinea and shilling, the property of the said Samuel,…

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Richard Greenwood was indicted for making an assault with a pistol onCharles Maverley, in a forcible and violent manner, with intent the money of the said Charles to steal [...]He had several witnesses, relations, and neighbours, that deposed he was…

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It gives a visual depiction of the different aspects of the mind, something that was still being understood during this time period. The theory was founded in late 18th century Germany by the physiologist Franz Joseph Gall and the physician Johann…

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Illustration of fetal development during the 18th century and the understanding of the stages that a fetus goes through prior to birth. Reveals the strong knowledge that was gained during this enlightenment period and was a path to understanding how…

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From the Yale Library of Medicine, this drawing depicts a traumatic brain injury operation on cerebral cortex

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From Yale library of medicine, this drawing depicts the approach to the trigeminal ganglion for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia – bony removal

In this quote Adam Smith describes how a human craves for attention and affection. This can be clearly connected in context of Fantomina who constantly changed her personality to satisfy her such needs.

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The definition of Phrenology as defined in the Webster's Academic Dictionary, circa 1895.

This is an excerpt from Doornik's work
Voorlezingen over f. j. Gall Herssenscedelleer. Here he uses a metaphor to compare a person's skull/mind with a globe where it allows others to explore and locate certain desires and inclinations. The mind of…
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