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phrenology skull

The skull of ivory phrenological head above has been marked off into sections. Phrenological heads like this were used by doctors as guides whilst carrying out consultations.

Phrenology-Developed by German physician Franz Joseph Gall in 1796, the discipline was very popular in the 19th century, especially from about 1810 until 1840.