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Letter 11023

Darwin, C. R. to Krause, E. L.

30 June 1877

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    CD interested in EK's argument against belief that sense of colour has been recently acquired by man. Describes his observations of the difficulty his own children had in distinguishing, or naming, colours.

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    Adds that it appeared to him the gustatory sense of his children, when young, differed from that of grown-up persons.


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