A Pretty Sight in Paris
Phrenology, Gender, Amusement
Discusses the latest Parisian fashion in hair—having one's hair 'simply braided'. Suggests that a phrenologist seeing the braids would conclude that his subject had prominent faculties 'of modesty and candour' but mere cavities for 'vanity and folly'.
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