Current Research

Pox and the City: A Digital Role-Playing Game for the History of Medicine
Phrenology in Philadelphia, 1820-1840: Prison Reform and the Criminal Mind

Mouse over the crania to see the phrenological organ associated with each region of the brain. Note that the Propensities are at the back and sides, the Sentiments at the top, and the Perceptive and Reflective qualities at the front.

Source: Robert Macnish, An Introduction to Phrenology (Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1836).

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Crime Scene Edinburgh: The case of Mary McKinnon, 1823

Chemical Dissertations in the Digital World: 18th Century Chemical Knowledge and VisualEyes
Chemical Dissertation