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To John Collier   16 February 1882

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Thanks JC for the gift of his book [A primer on art (1882)]. Wishes JC could explain why certain lines and figures give pleasure.

Comments on Huxley’s essays on Priestley and [animal] automation [Science and culture and other essays (1881)].

JC’s portrait [of CD] is much admired.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Collier
Date:  16 Feb 1882
Classmark:  The Morgan Library and Museum (Heineman Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13689

From John Collier   22 February 1882

Summary

Thanks CD for note on his book on the sense of beauty [A primer on art (1882)].

Views of Huxley and Spencer on consciousness.

Author:  John Collier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Feb 1882
Classmark:  DAR 161: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13701
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