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From Hermann Hoffmann   8 October 1870


[Chicken feet diags x 2]

Phasianus gall. dom. mas2

rechter Fuss von unten3

linker Fuss von oben4


The letter that may have accompanied these sketches has not been found. However, see letter from Hermann Hoffmann, 23 June 1870 and nn. 1 and 2.
Phasianus gallus domesticus is now Gallus gallus domesticus, the domestic fowl. Mas: male.
Rechter Fuss von unten: right foot from below (German).
Linker Fuss von oben: left foot from above (German).


Cancelled. Now enclosure to S7695.

Letter details

Letter no.
Karl Heinrich Hermann (Hermann) Hoffmann
Charles Robert Darwin
Source of text
DAR 193: 114

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7338F,” accessed on 11 April 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18