Bumpology's Centenary. LONDON, March 10. -

The beginning of phrenology was celebrated today by an international commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Francis Joseph Gall, who established the study of heads on a basis from which the ridicule of succeeding generation has failed to dislodge it. Coincident with this observance will be the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of his lectures. Dr. Gall, who was born March 9, 1758 held a position as physician in a hospital for the insane, and also as physician to the Emperor..

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Bumpology's Centenary.
LONDON, March 10. - -

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  1. Arizona Daily Star,
  2. 11 Mar 1896, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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  • Bumpology's Centenary. LONDON, March 10. - — The beginning of phrenology was celebrated today by an international commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Francis Joseph Gall, who established the study of heads on a basis from which the ridicule of succeeding generation has failed to dislodge it. Coincident with this observance will be the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of his lectures. Dr. Gall, who was born March 9, 1758 held a position as physician in a hospital for the insane, and also as physician to the Emperor..

    luisdupont – 12 Jun 2016