Letter icon
Letter 6736A

Darwin, C. R. to Brusina, Spiridion

8 May [1869]

    Summary Add

  • +

    Sends photograph of Sir C. Lyell and Professor Owen, generally considered our most distinguished [British] naturalists. Includes the requested photograph of himself [see 6720].

Transcription

Down Beckenham | Kent

May 8th

Esteemed Sir

I have much pleasure in sending photographs of Sir C. Lyell & Professor Owen, who I think are generally considered our most distinguished natural philosophers. I also enclose, according to your desire a photograph of myself.

With my best wishes for the success of your institution & with much respect I have the honour to remain

yours faithfully | Charles Darwin

    Footnotes Add

  • +
    f1 6736a.f1
    The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Spiridion Brusina, 29 April 1869.
  • +
    f2 6736a.f2
    See letter from Spiridion Brusina, 29 April 1869; see also letter to Charles Lyell, 4 May [1869]. CD also refers to Richard Owen.
Maximized view Print letter