Three portraits shown for their phrenological exemplarity: Gall, Eustache and Chauffron.

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Title

Three portraits shown for their phrenological exemplarity: Gall, Eustache and Chauffron.

Subject

Phrenology, Brain, Medicine, Anatomy, Crime, Mental health

Description

Phrenological chart of Gall, Eustache, and Chauffron. Gall was a German anatomist and physiologist who created phrenology. According to the Wellcome Library, Eustache was a "a slave from the Dominican republic who came to be awarded a 'prize for virtue' in 1830's Paris. Chauffron was an assassin who died in the Bicêtre hospital for insane people."

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

Public Domain

Format

Original: lithograph; File: PDF

Language

French

Type

Lithograph; still image

Identifier

Wellcome Library no. 27672i

Coverage

19th century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Lithograph

Physical Dimensions

12.7 x 20.9 cm

Files

Gall, Eustache and Chauffron.jpg

Citation

Jean Pierre Thenot, Caroline Picard, “Three portraits shown for their phrenological exemplarity: Gall, Eustache and Chauffron.,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 8, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/734.

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