Snapshots of the special collections
Snapshot 142: Aristocratic and noble: stadtholder Frederik Hendrik
Johann Caspar Lavater (1741-1801) was highly interested in physiognomy, the pseudoscience that studied the relationship between a person’s character and his outer appearance.
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