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Phrenology Gift Tags (Pack of 3)

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Pack of 3 gift tags featuring a vintage phrenology diagram, with strings included for tying.

Approx Dimensions: 8.5cm x 7cm

Made in the USA.

Phrenology is now considered a pseudo-science, and certain individuals used it to justify some rather unpleasant beliefs. However, it has also influenced psychology as we know it and terms such as "getting your head read" comes from phrenology. 19th-century phrenologists studied the shape and size of the cranium in detail, and used it as a supposed indication of character and mental abilities. They called it "the only true science of mind". Despite some of the dubious beliefs surrounding it, many people enjoy the Victoriana style, including us, and so we have a stunning range of phrenology gifts and homewares. 

Did you know that in the Victorian era, some employers insisted that prospective employees should see a phrenologist, to find out whether they were honest and hard working? We encourage you to read about phrenology further, starting with our Curious Guide to Phrenology Part One and Part Two.

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We provide FREE delivery for orders over £35 (Royal Mail Tracked 48) and £50 (Royal Mail Tracked 24). 
Our parcel collections take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the cut off for dispatch on those days is 1pm, any orders received after will be collected on the next collection day. We also now offer Curious Collect from Brownhills in the West Midlands.

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