Posts Tagged ‘Prenology’

A Family of Portraits

A Family of Portraits

We are all of one Family, born and raised within the social confines of this world. Presented here are my dearest friends, the ever expanding Baird Family.

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Physiognomy: Measuring a Person’s Character

Physiognomy: Measuring a Person's Character

Physiognomy’s history is marked by points in time that presented this pseudo-science as more than a mere quackery practiced by fortune tellers and mystics. It is thought that by dividing one’s facial structure into thirds, certain personality traits can be assumed.

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Physiognomy Defined: A picture is worth a thousand assumptions

Physiognomy Defined: A picture is worth a thousand assumptions

there is surely a Physiognomy, which those experienced and Master Mendicants observe… For there are mystically in our faces certain Characters which carry in them the motto of our Souls, wherein he that cannot read A.B.C. may read our natures. —Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) in Religio Medici. Physiognomy is defined as the art of judging […]

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