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John Lort Stokes

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John Lort Stokes, naval officer, was Charles Darwin’s cabinmate on the Beagle voyage – not always an enviable position.  After Darwin’s death, Stokes penned a description of their evenings spent working at the large table at the centre, Stokes at his…

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  • awkward situation with the then governor of New Zealand, George GreyDarwin had agreed to read
  • Darwin sent when he returned the proofs, Darwin referred to Greys own travel account as a ‘ …
  • to smooth matters over , and the whole incident led to George Grey offering to send observations

List of correspondents

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Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … Benson, W. H. (2) Bentham, George (66) …
  • … Browne, Walter (6) Brownen, George (1) …
  • … Bush, John (3) Busk, George (18) …
  • … Claus, C. F. (9) Clendon, George, Jr (1) …
  • … Crookes, William (1) Cross, George (5) …
  • … Cupples, A. J. (2) Cupples, George (56) …
  • … Alexander (1) Dickie, George (3) …
  • … Fox, W. D. (225) Francis, George (1) …
  • … F. S. B. (10) Fraser, George (3) …
  • … Gibbons, W. H. S. (1) Gibbs, George (1) …
  • … Gordon, C. G. (1) Gordon, George (a) (3) …
  • … Grenville, G. N. (1) Grey, George (3) …
  • … Grove, G. (1) Grove, George (1) …
  • … Gull, W. W. (1) Gulliver, George (3) …
  • … Harris, G. E. (2) Harris, George (5) …
  • … Hensgen, Carl (1) Henslow, George (37) …
  • … Friedrich (39) Hill, George Birkbeck (1) …
  • … Hoddick, Fritz (1) Hodgskin, George (1) …
  • … Hooker, W. J. (9) Hookham, George (1) …
  • … F. B. (1) Johnston, George (2) Jones …
  • … King, Frederick (2) King, George (17) …
  • … Maudsley, Henry (3) Maw, George (29) …
  • … Morris, John (1) Morrish, George (1) …
  • … Newman, H. W. (1) Newport, George (2) …
  • … Pattrick, R. S. (1) Paul, George (1) …
  • … Frederick (7) Ransome, George (3) …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … 2 d . Capt. Greys. Narrative of Aust. Expedition 2 vols [Grey 1841] —— 16 th …
  • … Notes to Jardine & Jesses Selbourne [E. Jesse ed. 1849] George’s Copy Aug. St. Hilaire. …
  • … L. Ossoy [Walpole 1848] 1 st  vol. —— History George III [Walpole 1845]. 1. vol. —— …
  • … May 28 th . Delineations of the Ox Tribe &c by George Vasey. 1851 [Vasey 1851]. May 28. …
  • … 1841 . Oxford.  119: 13b Atkinson, Henry George and Martineau, Harriet. 1851.  Letters …
  • … etc.  2 vols. London.  *119: 12v. Bennett, George. 1860.  Gatherings of a naturalist in …
  • … Edinburgh and London. [Other eds.] 128: 9 Bentham, George. 1826.  Catalogue des plantes …
  • … ou peu connues . Paris.  *128: 159 Berkeley, George. 1784.  The works of George Berkeley …
  • … [Abstract in DAR 71: 150–1.]  128: 18 Borrow, George Henry. 1843.  The Bible in Spain; or …
  • … sketches of statesmen who   flourished in the time of George III . 3 pts. London.  119: 21b …
  • … London. [Other eds.]  119: 3a Browne, William George. 1799.  Travels in Africa, Egypt and …
  • … and London.  119: 9a Bubb, afterwards Dodington, George. 1784.  The diary of the   late …
  • … atlases. Paris.  *119: 5v. [Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George Earle Lytton]. 1835.  Rienzi,   …
  • … and   reason.  Edinburgh.  *119: 11v. Busk, George. 1852–4.  Catalogue of marine …
  • … 1835 to 1847 . 2 vols. London.  128: 8 Byron, George Gordon Noel. 1813.  The Giaour, a …
  • … England from the earliest   times till the reign of King George IV.  7 vols. London.  *119: 22, …
  • … and French. 2 vols. London.  128: 16 Catlin, George. 1841.  Letters and notes on the …
  • … 3 vols. Paris. [Other eds.]  119: 9a Chesterton, George Laval. 1856.  Revelations of …
  • … [Abstract in DAR 71: 164–5.]  119: 15a Combe, George. 1828.  The constitution of man …
  • … of England, from the   earliest times to the death of George II by Oliver   Goldsmith. The 11th …
  • …   trees . Philadelphia.  *119: 4v. Crabbe, George. 1807.  Poems . London. [Other eds.] …
  • … les mêmes parages . Paris.  119: 5a Culley, George. 1786.  Observations on live stock, …
  • …  London.  119: 7a, 13a Cumming, Roualeyn George Gordon. 1850.  Five years of a   hunter …
  • … . London. [Darwin Library.]  119: 22a Dixon, George, ed. 1789.  A voyage round the world; …
  • … de Larochejaquelein . Edinburgh.  119: 22b Earl, George Windsor. 1837.  The Eastern Seas …
  • … Abstract in DAR 72: 62–3.]  119: 17a Eliot, George,  pseud . (Marian Evans Cross). 1859. …
  • … Mason.  London and York. [Other eds.]  119: 9b Grey, George. 1841.  Journals of two …

Darwin’s Photographic Portraits

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Darwin was a photography enthusiast. This is evident not only in his use of photography for the study of Expression and Emotions in Man and Animal, but can be witnessed in his many photographic portraits and in the extensive portrait correspondence that…

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  • … Men of Mark included individuals such as Astronomer Royal, George Biddle Airy, and friend and close …
  • … the earlier picture, that of a more elderly gentleman with grey beard.” In the Elliot and …
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