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By George Burgess (1829-1905)

Phrenologist in Bristol 1861-1901

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Author: George Burgess (1829 -1905). George Burgess practiced Phrenology in the Arcades, Bristol from 1861 to 1901. This book was published about or after 1871, and most likely published in the Bristol area. The book is a general guide to Phrenology. The Scriptural passages in the book were searched out by George Burgess in 1868.

Also see `Phrenologist', and an article on 'LAVATER, the famous physiognomist', transcripts of Victorian newspaper articles from the Scrapbook of George Burgess. Also see the phrenology readings of George Burgess's son-in-law and grandson, William Edward Baglin and Edward William Burgess Baglin, by Professor G Rudd during the early part of the 20th Century.



Science of human nature

Texture - General Form


Feet


Hands - Neck

Ears - Jaws - Chin - Mouth

Voice - Talk - Lips

Nose - Eyes

Face - Expression

Complesion - Hair - Beauty

Head


Forehead


Signs of Character

Signs of Character

General Health...


Health of Nerves...


Courage...

Caution...

Hope and Faith...

Imitative Ability...

Perception of Colour...

Love of Music...

Overview of Phrenology