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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-13689

To John Collier   16 February 1882

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Summary

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.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13689
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Collier, John
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (Heinemann)
Physical description
4pp

Summary

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.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13689,” accessed on 13 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13689

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