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Darwin Correspondence Project

To W. E. Gladstone   2 October 1877

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Has read WEG’s article ["The colour sense", Nineteenth Century 2 (1877): 366–88] on H. Magnus’ view. Informs him of a criticism of this view and reply by Magnus in Kosmos. Offers to send the article.

CD has contributed some facts on the difficulty children have in distinguishing colours (or naming them correctly).

Summary

Has read WEG’s article ["The colour sense", Nineteenth Century 2 (1877): 366–88] on H. Magnus’ view. Informs him of a criticism of this view and reply by Magnus in Kosmos. Offers to send the article.

CD has contributed some facts on the difficulty children have in distinguishing colours (or naming them correctly).

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11163
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Ewart Gladstone
Sent from
Down
Source of text
British Library (Add MS 44455: 120–1)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11163,” accessed on 15 August 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11163

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