"Phrenological Description of W. {Age 29 Occupation Printer} Whitman by L. N. Fowler N. York July 16—1849"

Volume 148
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Description from Frey: Manuscript of Fowler's description, six pages; with the list and numbers describing Whitman's "bumps," in the autograph of R. M. Bucke, five pages. With a magazine excerpt, "Physiognomy," Quarterly Review, American edition, xc (January, 1852), 33-48; part of an article on Samuel Rogers, American Phrenological Journal, xxiv (August, 1856), 36-38; a prospectus for the American Phrenological Journal; and eleven clippings from newspapers and magazines, on phrenology, longevity, per sonal magnetism, and related subjects ; annotated by Whitman. In a quarto volume, half green morocco.

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Former location: MS q 148

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