Composite portraits of general paresis and of melancholia.

Noyes, William, 1857-1915.

Journal : Journal of nervous and mental disease. ; vol. xiii.

New York : sn, 1888.

Description : 1-2 p. ; ill.: 2 photos. ; 24 cm.

Photograph : 2 Galton composites.

Photographer : William Noyes.

Subject : Brain function — Physiognomy.

Notes :


Noyes makes the claim that he was the first experimenter to create successful composite photographic studies of the physiognomy of mental disorders. Dr. Francis Galton made the first attempts. In his memoirs, Galton wrote an amusing anecdote of his failure to make composites of the lunatics at Hanwell asylum.Vide intra »».

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