Phrenology Head


Ceramic phrenological head that can serve as a pencil holder. The “By F. Bridges” inscription refers to Frederick Bridges, an English phrenologist and author of Phrenology Made Practical (London, 1857).

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10681Catalog Number: M-10681Accession Number: 254862

Object Name: Quill Holderquill holderphrenology head

Physical Description: ceramic, porcelain (overall material)human head form (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 5 5/8 in x 3 in x 3 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 7.62 cm x 8.255 cm


Record Id: nmah_734513

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