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Slide set: Professor Feeler, the renowned phrenologist (story: J. Green & Son, 6 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'Let Me See, Your Bump Of ...
Slide 2
'Benevolence Is Small -- Very Small
Slide 3
'The Formation Of Your Head Shows Great Lack Of Brain Power
Slide 4
'Your Bump Of Honesty Is Totally Missing
Slide 5
'Here I Find No Indication Of Physical Courage -- A Child Could Knock You Out'
Slide 6
How Professor Feeler's Bumps Looked, After Professor Hit-hard Examined Them
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 436)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 36)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)

The Riley 1905 catalogue uses the title Professor Feeler and the bumps and only mentions 5 slides, though the catalogue synopsis does not leave out any of the slide subjects.


6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3007330

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 November 2018

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