Telegram for Charles Darwin…

Charles Darwin was born on 12 February 1809, so would have been 204 this year!

The Naples Zoological Station were among many to have sent Darwin birthday wishes during his lifetime. He received this telegram from them in 1874.

 

Darwin's birthday telegram from Naples in 1874, DAR 172:1, Reproduced by permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

Darwin’s birthday telegram from Naples in 1874, DAR 172:1, Reproduced by permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

 

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