Samuel George Morton.

Title

Samuel George Morton.

Subject

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Ethnologists.
Craniometry.
Craniology.
Mummies.
Monogenism and polygenism.
Skull--Catalogs and collections.

Description

Morton was an ethnologist who believed in polygenisis and collected skulls in order to defend his theories.

Rights

Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.

Identifier

AAS Portait Collection (uncatalogued)

Files

Morton.jpg
Date Added
February 12, 2016
Collection
People
Citation
“Samuel George Morton.,” Early American Mummymania, accessed May 23, 2024, https://mummymania.omeka.net/items/show/55.