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Mental Analysis of Donald Brown [no date]

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  • Common Name
    Added as part of the Presto to Vernon migration. Best to not use going forward, only added as a way to capture the information. 04/07/2022. MH
  • Description

    Includes details such as the circumference of Brown's head and his mental-motive temperament. The report goes on to describe Brown's character as follows: "You have a large head, the circumference measurement being considerably above the average. You are possessed of great force of character, energy, and self reliance. You are firm and tenacious of your opinions. You are ambitious, fond of praise, and rather sensitive. The organ of caution is large.

    You have splendid constructive and artistic talent. As a mechanician you would excel. You should be taught designing and draughtsmanship. Your business capacity is good, You would prove highly successful as a mathematician and accountant. The musical faculties are large, and worthy of cultivation. You have a keen sense of humour, good [illegible], and a decided talent for calculation."

  • Other Id

    14838 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2018-9-16 (Reference Number)

  • Department

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