Caspar Spurzheim, M.D.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1832

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 151-160

GUSN

GUSN-198985

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

phrenology
portraits
medical scientists
lithographs
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR155OVR

Physical Description

1 lithographer

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1920-09-13

Reference Code

GC002.02.155

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

23 x 17.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift Est. Mrs Jane N. Grew, September 13, 1920

Record Details

Originator

Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863 (Painter)
Pendleton's Lithography (Lithographer)
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870 (Delineator)

Material Type

lithographs
prints (visual works)

Other People

Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832

Restrictions

Dirty with some discoloration and foxing at the edges.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 151-160