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Guide to the Johann Caspar Lavater Letter, 1781, Mar. 16, Zurich

Summary

ALS. Writes of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, who ridiculed Lavater's science of physiognomy, and refuses to arbitrate a dispute between three other physiognomists, Schmohl, Simon and Schweighauser.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10615
Title
Johann Caspar Lavater letter, Zurich
Date
1781, Mar. 16
Creator
Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in German

Collection Overview

ALS. Writes of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, who ridiculed Lavater's science of physiognomy, and refuses to arbitrate a dispute between three other physiognomists, Schmohl, Simon and Schweighauser.

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Johann Caspar Lavater Letter, 1781, Mar. 16, Zurich, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Swiss physiognomist.


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Provenance

Source unknown

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Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

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General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.