Sends a model of bee cells "as bad as a Chinese puzzle". [A series of paper cut-out figures.]
I send this model as I have made it, but it is not worth much. If you turn up all the triangles perpendicular to what they are fixed to, & the semicircles, in short every thing perpendicular to every thing, it makes quarter of a dodec.
This is as bad as a chinese puzzle & not of any consequence
- f1 2283a.f1Dated by the relationship to the letter from E. A. Darwin, [8 June 1858].
- f2 2283a.f2The final sentence was written in pencil on the verso of the letter. The letter was originally sent folded around a series of paper cut-out figures. The figures are in DAR 162: 48/4.