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Marble bust of Samuel George Morton
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
Harvard University Archives
HA-9 (NHPRC dag. survey number)
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).