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Collins, John (1814-1902) (Lithographer)
Morton, Samuel George (1799-1851) (Author)
Simpkin, Marshall and Co. (Publisher)

Crania americana; or, A comparative view of the skulls of various aboriginal nations of North and South America. To which is prefixed an essay on the varieties of the human species. Illustrated by seventy-eight plates and a colored map. By Samuel George Morton ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place Term: Philadelphia, N.J. ; London
Publisher: J. Dobson ; Simpkin, Marshall & Co.
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: HBC+ (Morton, S. G. Crania Americana)
Content : "Appendix. Phrenological remarks on the relation between the natural talents and dispositions of nations, and the developments of their brains. By George Combe": p. [269]-291.

Content : Following p. 296 is an errata leaf.

Content: Plates are signed "From the original painting by J. Neagle[frontispiece]", "From nature by J.C. Werner on stone by John Collins", and "Lith. of John Collins, no. 79 S. ThirdSt. Phila.".
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12667671
RLIN/OCLC : 7867328
UUID: be753a40-c60d-012f-3cc6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1814: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1902: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Swiss." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7cf9f2eb-2561-fae1-e040-e00a1806480b

Chicago/Turabian Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Swiss." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7cf9f2eb-2561-fae1-e040-e00a1806480b

APA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Swiss. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7cf9f2eb-2561-fae1-e040-e00a1806480b

Wikipedia Citation

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