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Cooke, Thomaslocked

(1763–1818)
  • C. W. Sutton
  • , revised by Lucy Hartley

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Cooke, Thomas (1763–1818), writer on physiognomy, was born in Sheffield on 20 March 1763. He was employed in trade early in life, but when he was twenty-two years old he began the study of physiognomy and later became a popular and widely respected physiognomist with a large circle of curious enquirers. His papers were collected and published only posthumously, under the title of ...

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