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Caspar Spurzheim, M.D.

GC002.02.155 (RS130522)

Description

A tribute to Dr. Johann Caspar (Gaspard) Spurzheim, a European phrenologist who died of typhoid in Boston. He has a monument in Mt. Auburn Cemetary in Cambridge, Mass.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1832
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1920-09-13
Physical Description
1 lithographer
Dimensions
23x 17.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR155OVR
Credit Line
Gift Est. Mrs Jane N. Grew, September 13, 1920
GUSN
198985
Reference Code
GC002.02.155

Record details

Originator
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870 (Delineator)
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863 (Painter)
Pendleton's Lithography (Lithographer)
Other People
Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832
Descriptive Terms
medical scientists
phrenology
portraits
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 151-160
Physical Access Restrictions
Dirty with some discoloration and foxing at the edges.

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