The History of White People (2011, W W Norton Company, W. W. Norton & Company) 4 stars

[Samuel George] Morton owned a lot of skulls. At his death in 1851, his collection comprised 918 human skulls (51 more were still in transit), 278 crania of other mammals, 271 of birds, and 88 of reptiles and fish

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i had to take a break from reading here for like 5 minutes because i was stuck on the idea of a person who owns nearly a thousand human skulls. what a creep