The Progress of Song
News-Commentary, Drollery; Illustration, Caricature; Song, Drollery
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Phrenology, Mesmerism, Charlatanry, Music
Reports on the singing activities of the 'Mesmerist and Phrenologist', Mr Hullah. Presents verses allegedly from one of his songs, which include such lines as, 'this cast displays a combination / Of Benevolence deficient, with excessive Veneration'. The illustration shows Hullah pointing to a phrenological bust, whilst singing with piano accompaniment.
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