A bust for the ages

It's Wellcome Image Bank tag -- now that they have put their huge historical and contemporary image collection online, the game is to find your favorite image. Larry Moran started, Carl Zimmer follows with Wren's diagram of the brain (from Carl's book; hardly sporting that one...).

So here's one that speaks for me, an English major who found anthropology:

Arthur Keith figure of Shakespeare's head size

Diagram comparing bust of Shakespeare's head with "moderate" size skull of modern Englishman. By Arthur Keith, 1914. Creative Commons License, Wellcome Images.


Keith A. 1914. Some portraits of Shakespeare and Burns. Brit Med J 1914:461-466.