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From Smith, Elder and Company   9 March 1863

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Cheque for books, stamps for CD’s son.

Author:  Smith, Elder & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1863
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (MS.23181:6v)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4032

To W. D. Fox   9 March [1863]

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Has quoted WDF on crossing white and slate muscovy ducks [Variation 2: 40]. When not crossed, do these breed true?

Will also quote him on Mr Woodd’s white ewes that produced black lambs by a ram with only black spots [Variation 2: 30].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  9 Mar [1863]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4033
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3.18 Elliott and Fry photos, c.1869-1871

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< Back to Introduction The leading photographic firm of Elliott and Fry seems to have portrayed Darwin at Down House on several occasions. In November 1869 Darwin told A. B. Meyer, who wanted photographs of both him and Wallace for a German…

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  • … frame) in The Gardeners’ Chronicle (6 March 1875), p. 309, illustrating an article on Darwin’s …

Woodhouse Hall, Rednal, Shropshire

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A purse and hair in rememberence of us

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  • … Letters from Darwin's girlfriend and her sister and father before and during the voyage. …

2.10 Moritz Klinkicht, print from Legros

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< Back to Introduction This bold wood engraving is a copy of Legros’s bronze portrait medallion of Darwin (see separate entry), interpreting sculptural relief in terms of line and tone. It was executed by the German draughtsman and engraver Moritz…

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  • … for the Gardener’s Chronicle (6 March 1875), p. 309.  physical location British …

3.15 George Charles Wallich, photo

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< Back to Introduction In the years around 1868–1871, when professional photographers competed for sittings with Darwin, a doctor called George Charles Wallich approached him with a similar request. Wallich was planning to publish a set of his own…

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  • … The Gardener’s Chronicle , n.s. 3:62 (6 March 1875), p. 309. J. van Wyhe, ‘Iconography’, pp. 142, …

Richard Henry Corfield

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Richard Henry Corfield was in his final year at Shrewsbury School when Darwin started there. It’s hard to say how well they knew each other, but fifteen years later Corfield appeared again in Darwin’s life as a surprisingly familiar face on the other side…

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  • … and in London on 31 October 1839 ( London Gazette 1: 309). Thereafter he continued to work as a …