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Illustrations for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/74/3/15-24.

Subject: Eugenics / Anatomy

Published in volume 126 of Philosophical Transactions as 'On the brain of the negro [sic], compared with that of the European and the orang-outang'.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 9 June 1836.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 3, 1837.

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PT/22/5
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1836
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Ink on paper
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158 pages
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Manuscript

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Friedrich Tiedemann

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Friedrich Tiedemann, Paper, 'On the brain of the negro [sic], compared with that of the European and the orang-outang [orangutan]' by Dr Frederick [Friedrich] Tiedemann, 1836, PT/22/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_22_5/paper-on-the-brain-of-the-negro-sic-compared-with-that-of-the-european-and-the-orang-outang-orangutan-by-dr-frederick-friedrich-tiedemann, accessed on 20 May 2024

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