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Marble bust of Samuel George Morton 
1840-1860 (ca) 
  
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate 
Harvard University Archives 
HA-9 (NHPRC dag. survey number) 
  
 
LL/41597 
  
Inscription: "No. 161. Samuel George Morton M.D. Presented to ?? G.C. Stanland Wake Sept. 1895." Historical: Mortan was American physician and natural scientist. He is widely known for developing the "American School" of ethnography. A 20th-century view of Morton's work may be found in Stephen J. Gould's book The Mismeasure of Man (New York : Norton, 1981). 
 

 
  
 
  
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