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Congratulations, Wedgwood Museum

It is very good news that the Wedgwood archive and pottery collection¬† has been bought for the nation.¬† The Darwins and Wedgwoods were so intermarried, it was a Wedgwood family joke that the Darwins were more Wedgwood than Darwin. Charles … Continue reading

Lost in Patagonia

In 1874, when Darwin was preparing the second edition of Descent of Man, he received letters from all over the world in reply to his queries about human behaviour; one in particular would have stirred up unexpected memories of his … Continue reading