Document showing four views of the Skull of Robert Burns

Date:
1834 
Location:
Dumfries 
Creator:
George Combe,  
Object Number:
3.3005

Summary

Phrenologist George Combe studied Robert’s skull and concluded that he had an ‘extremely active brain’ and skills in languages and mathematics. This report shows the fascination with Robert’s personality, only 38 years after his death.

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