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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1882,0114.66

  • Description

    Head of a young boy looking down to right, with tousled hair and a plain collar, mouth slightly ajar; illustration to Lavater's 'Essays on Physiognomy', Vol. I, p. 184. 1789
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1789
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 196 millimetres (platemark of image)
    • Width: 161 millimetres (platemark of image)
    • Height: 353 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 291 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within the image 'T. Holloway Sc.'; with letterpress around above discussing the expression shown, and the title 'Fragment Eighteenth.'; letterpress on the verso concerning the physiognomical characteristics of the fanatic Knipperdolling and the pirate Storzenbecher, with the title 'Observations and Remarks on Physiognomy.', and 'Vol. I. 3 D'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1860,1013.157 for an impression of the Subscription Proposal, with information on the publication.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Essays on Physiognomy
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1882

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1882,0114.66

Head of a young boy looking down to right, with tousled hair and a plain collar, mouth slightly ajar; illustration to Lavater's 'Essays on Physiognomy', Vol. I, p. 184.  1789  Etching and engraving

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Head of a young boy looking down to right, with tousled hair and a plain collar, mouth slightly ajar; illustration to Lavater's 'Essays on Physiognomy', Vol. I, p. 184. 1789 Etching and engraving

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