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  1. The Fowler brothers were famous 19th century lecturers, writers, publishers and phrenologists. When you see one of those phrenologist heads (Dr. Gregory House has one in his office) it will probably say “Lorenzo Fowler” on it. His brother, Orson Fowler, set himself up as an authority on phrenology as well as other subjects from architecture to sex. A cult based on his teachings was formed in the mid-west but was ultimately unsuccessful.

    This is the only book-length work on the Fowlers and well w

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