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With a portrait of the "original" Siamese twins...

Item # 674675

February 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, February, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.
The back page has a print of: "The Siamese Twins" with an article: "Chang And Eng - Their Phrenological Developments"
Complete in 24 pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War