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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-11023

To Ernst Krause   30 June 1877

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Summary

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.

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

Summary

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.

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

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11023
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Krause, E. L.
Sent from
Bassett Down letterhead
Source of text
The Huntington Library (HM 36172-36216)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11023,” accessed on 25 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11023

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