Thomas Jefferson Papers

Diagram: Angles of Skulls and Necks, 18 July 1802

Diagram: Angles of Skulls and Necks

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 124:21494); in Peale’s hand; his label on the larger angle in the diagram is “The Angle of the head of fossil Bone from Kentucky”; his label on the smaller angle is “Angle of the profile of the Top of the head and the part joining the atlass and neck of the common Ox”; his label near the bottom of the diagram is “NB The dotted lines the curving of each profile.”

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