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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858



  • Existence: 1782-03-14 - 1858-04-10


Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), American politician

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000

A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.

Dates: circa 1860