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To George Bentham   3 February [1862]

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Asks GB’s help to clear up discrepancies between his and John Lindley’s observations on pollination of Melastomataceae.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  3 Feb [1862]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham letters: 694–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3437
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Exercise: Caricatures of Science

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Caricatures provide intriguing insights into both ideals and transgressions of gender. The following six images show caricatured representations of nineteenth-century men and women of science. They provide insight into the boundaries of what was deemed …

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Dramatisation script

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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … to ‘flare up’ against but luck. DARWIN:  203   Pray give our very kind remembrances …
  • … 202  FROM A GRAY 16 JUNE 1874 203  C DARWIN TO A GRAY 28 JANUARY 1876 …

Falkland Islands

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'Man in his primitive wildness'

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  • … Describes his geological and zoological observations of Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands, …

Jemmy Button (Orundellico)

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Jemmy Button was known as Orundellico among the Yahgan, or canoe people of the southern part of Tierra del Fuego.  He was the fourth hostage taken by FitzRoy in 1830 following the theft of the small surveying boat. This fourteen-year old boy was called…

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  • … Jemmy Button was known as Orundellico among the Yahgan, or canoe people of the southern part of …