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Ascertaining capacity of cranial cavity by means of water

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Title
Ascertaining capacity of cranial cavity by means of water
Names
Army Medical Museum (U.S.) (Publisher)
Collection

United States Army Medical Museum Photography collection

United States Army Medical Museum Arrangements for Taking Composite Photographs of Crania and Ascertaining Cranial Capacity

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1884
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: QOS++ (US Army Medical Museum).008
Shelf locator: MFY++ 11-39, Plate 008
Topics
Craniometry
Photography -- Equipment and supplies
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Handwritten description, below photograph: "Photo. No. 1. - Filling the skull; 1st part. The skull, covered with putty and placed with the frontal portion depressed, is held in the hand of an assistant, while the operator nearly fills the skull as rapidly as possible from a half gallon measure provided with a spout, held in the left hand."
Content: Printed text, below handwritten description: "WAR DEPARTMENT, SURGEON GENERAL'S OFFICE, ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D. C. Photograph No. [1 (handwritten)]"
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 16.2 x 15.6 cm. on sheet 35.2 x 27.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 91492
TMS Object Number: MFY++ 11-39, Plate 008
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 943f4e50-c616-012f-3dfe-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1884: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ascertaining capacity of cranial cavity by means of water" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6956b918-b006-a4f7-e040-e00a18066a5b

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ascertaining capacity of cranial cavity by means of water" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6956b918-b006-a4f7-e040-e00a18066a5b

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884). Ascertaining capacity of cranial cavity by means of water Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6956b918-b006-a4f7-e040-e00a18066a5b

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Ascertaining capacity of cranial cavity by means of water