Three heads showing phrenological traits associated with insanity: a mentally defective person, a mad woman, and the murderer P.F. Lacenaire

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Title

Three heads showing phrenological traits associated with insanity: a mentally defective person, a mad woman, and the murderer P.F. Lacenaire

Subject

Insanity, Crime, Science, Medicine, Phrenology, Mental Illness

Description

The image shows three examples of phrenologic traits associated with insanity. On the left is a mentally defective person, and in the middle is a mad woman. The final sketching is of French murderer P.F. Lacenaire.

Creator

Jean Pierre Thenot, Caroline Picard

Publisher

Paris (rue de Seine St Germain. 38, à l'Athenée des Beaux arts) : [publisher not identified], 1842 ([Paris] : Imp. Gendré)

Date

1842

Contributor

Kelly Collins

Rights

Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


Format

Image- PDF; Original- Lithograph ; image 12 x 19.2 cm

Language

French

Type

Lithograph; Still image

Identifier

Wellcome Library no. 27673i

Coverage

19th Century

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Original Format

1 print : lithograph

Physical Dimensions

12 x 19.2 cm

Files

Three heads phrenological traits.jpg

Citation

Jean Pierre Thenot, Caroline Picard, “Three heads showing phrenological traits associated with insanity: a mentally defective person, a mad woman, and the murderer P.F. Lacenaire,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 8, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/570.

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