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Book discovery sheds light on phrenology collection

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In 1911, UCL acquired a set of 30 plaster cast heads, collected by the phrenologist Robert Noel. He used them to demonstrate the facial features of 'good' and 'bad' types of people. Until recently, we knew very little about the people whose heads had been cast - that is, until a UCL Museum Studies student found Noel's book on the collection.

Now the heads and the stories in Noel's book are of use for Nick Booth (UCL Teaching and Research collection), Dr Carole Reeves (UCL Science and Technology studies) and Dr Nick Shepley (UCL English).

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