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2.26 Linnean Society medal

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< Back to Introduction In 1908 the Linnean Society celebrated the jubilee of ‘the greatest event’ in its whole history, which had occurred on 1 July 1858: the presentation by Charles Lyell and Joseph Hooker of papers by Darwin and Alfred Russel…

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  • … also holds the dies for the medal – location code AC Box 10. The persistent identifier for the …
  • … Darwin-Wallace Celebration’, Times , 2 July 1908, pp. 10 and 11. ‘Darwin-Wallace Jubilee. …
  • … Museum, London (London: Mansell for the NHM, 1995), p. 10, no. 19. George Beccaloni, ‘The Darwin …

Darwin in letters, 1861: Gaining allies

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The year 1861 marked an important change in the direction of Darwin’s work. He had weathered the storm that followed the publication of Origin, and felt cautiously optimistic about the ultimate acceptance of his ideas. The letters from this year provide an…

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  • … of the contrivances.–-’ ( letter of [28 July–10 August 1861] ). Later in the year, he went even …
  • … would entail, however, providing William with a deposit of £10,000 as guarantee of probity, funds …

3.14 Julia Margaret Cameron, photos

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< Back to Introduction In the summer of 1868 Darwin took a holiday on the Isle of Wight with his immediate family, his brother Erasmus, and his friend Joseph Hooker. The family’s accommodation at Freshwater was rented from the photographer Julia…

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  • … for sale of photographs, cheifly [sic] yours, of which 8 or 10 went off; but it is far too big for …
  • … (DCP-LETT-7020). William Darwin, letter to his father, 10 July [1878], asking him to autograph the …

Controversy

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The best-known controversies over Darwinian theory took place in public or in printed reviews. Many of these were highly polemical, presenting an over-simplified picture of the disputes. Letters, however, show that the responses to Darwin were extremely…

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  • … Letter 2575 — Darwin, C. R. to Lyell, Charles, [10 Dec 1859] Darwin discusses with King' …

Women’s scientific participation

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Observers | Fieldwork | Experimentation | Editors and critics | Assistants Darwin’s correspondence helps bring to light a community of women who participated, often actively and routinely, in the nineteenth-century scientific community. Here is a…

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  • … Letter 385  - Wedgwood, S. E. & J. to Darwin, [10 November 1837] Emma’s sister, …
  • … Letter 347  - Darwin to Whewell, W., [10 March 1837] Darwin seeks to decline the …

Darwin in letters, 1878: Movement and sleep

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In 1878, Darwin devoted most of his attention to the movements of plants. He investigated the growth pattern of roots and shoots, studying the function of specific organs in this process. Working closely with his son Francis, Darwin devised a series of…

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  • … (letters from Carl Kraus, [31?] January 1878 and 10 February 1878 ). Darwin learned that his …

Living and fossil cirripedia

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Darwin published four volumes on barnacles, the crustacean sub-class Cirripedia, between 1851 and 1854, two on living species and two on fossil species. Written for a specialist audience, they are among the most challenging and least read of Darwin’s works…

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  • … proof-sheets from August to November and reported that the 10 plates for the volume were ready for …

Darwin And Evolution

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What is evolution? What did Darwin discover and how did he come to his conclusions?

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  • … Activities give an introduction to Charles Darwin and his theories of evolution. Specimens brought …

Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle, by John Clunies Ross. Transcription by Katharine Anderson

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[f.146r Title page] Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle Supplement / to the 2nd 3rd and Appendix Volumes of the First / Edition Written / for and in the name of the Author of those / Volumes By J.C. Ross. / Sometime Master of a…

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  • … unfailingly obey the Butcher’s musical [ f.151v p.10 ] invitation, “Dilly, dilly, dilled – …
  • … distant – and on the 30 th nearly the same, and at 10 a.m. of the 31 st only seventeen miles. …
  • … near sunset of the 31 st we having been as foresaid at 10 a.m. only seventeen miles distant from …
  • … steering aside from the Isles during the time between 10 a.m. and nearly 6 p.m. since after …
  • … except cocoanuts – and their extent is not more than 10 or 11 leagues. [8 leagues including the …
  • … – I must not be accessory to nullifying any of their *[10] prerogatives. ^As this by ^in^ the …
  • … – and attested by their signatures – under date of 10 th December 1825 – nine months prior to …
  • … a completely different one – and overseer to every 10 of the people and everything carried on with …
  • … th of Coepang (Timor) 8 th of Malacca 9 th of Java 10 th Javan-Chinese – and about fify …
  • … of Direction Island [the N.E. of the Cocos Chain] lies in 10˚5'31” South Latitude. Hence the …
  • … for completeness of exploratory investigation – *[10] The wearers of crowns, being always …

Scientific Practice

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Specialism|Experiment|Microscopes|Collecting|Theory Letter writing is often seen as a part of scientific communication, rather than as integral to knowledge making. This section shows how correspondence could help to shape the practice of science, from…

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  • … Letter 1174 — Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D., 10 May 1848 Darwin discusses his barnacle work. …

4.24 'Daily Graphic', Nast satire

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< Back to Introduction In 1874 the Harvard philosopher John Fiske published his magnum opus, Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy, in which he set out to explain the far-reaching significance of Darwin’s and Herbert Spencer’s evolutionary theories. He…

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  • … letters inviting Fiske to Down House: DCP-LETT-12098 (10 June 1879) and DCP-LETT-12606 (14 May [1880 …

2.13 Edgar Boehm, statue in the NHM

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< Back to Introduction Edgar Boehm’s marble statue of Darwin in the Natural History Museum was commissioned by the committee of the Darwin Memorial Fund. This body had been set up by Darwin’s friends after his death in 1882, with the aim of providing…

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  • … J.M.C, ‘The Darwin Memorial’, Botanical Gazette, 7:10 (Oct. 1882), pp. 122–123. Times, …
  • … (London: Mansell for the Natural History Museum, 1995), p. 10. Mark Stocker, ‘Royalist and Realist: …

2.15 Boehm terracotta bust (NPG)

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< Back to Introduction The sculptor Edgar Boehm donated this terracotta bust of Darwin to the National Portrait Gallery in February 1887. It is closely associated with his seated statue of Darwin in the Natural History Museum: not an original model…

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  • … unveiling ceremony in the Museum. However, Boehm replied on 10 June, assuring Scharf that he had not …
  • … and bibliography manuscript letter from Boehm to Scharf, 10 June 1885, in NPG registered packet …

Darwin in letters, 1868: Studying sex

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The quantity of Darwin’s correspondence increased dramatically in 1868 due largely to his ever-widening research on human evolution and sexual selection.Darwin’s theory of sexual selection as applied to human descent led him to investigate aspects of the…

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  • … am not sure’, Darwin reflected in a letter dated [8–10 September 1868] , ‘whether it w d  not …
  • … walked with village girls at night ( letter to J. B. Innes, 10 December [1868] ). ‘The Church will …

Origin: the lost changes for the second German edition

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Darwin sent a list of changes made uniquely to the second German edition of Origin to its translator, Heinrich Georg Bronn.  That lost list is recreated here.

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  • … not for what they are used.    Page xiv, n., line 10, delete ‘(as we shall immediately see)’. …
  • … 19, par. 1, line 16, insert after ‘(Gallus bankiva)’: 10                   Having kept …
  • …  whilst man works    Page 264, par. 1, lines 10-16, delete ‘, a perfect  . . .  natural …
  • … of Australia.    Page 424, par. 2, lines 6–10, substitute for ‘I have  . . .  agency.’: 52 …
  • … also appears in Origin 4th ed., pp. xx. 6.  p. 10. 7.  p. 22. 8.  p. 28. …

New material added to the American edition of Origin

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A ‘revised and augmented’ American edition of Origin came on the market in July 1860, and was the only authorised edition available in the US until 1873. It incorporated many of the changes Darwin made to the second English edition, but still contained…

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  • … their response to Darwin (see letters from Asa Gray, [10 January 1860], [17 January 1860], and 23 …

Darwin's in letters, 1873: Animal or vegetable?

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Having laboured for nearly five years on human evolution, sexual selection, and the expression of emotions, Darwin was able to devote 1873 almost exclusively to his beloved plants. He resumed work on the digestive powers of sundews and Venus fly traps, and…

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  • … with natural selection” ( letter from M. D. Conway, 10 September [1873] ). In the village …

Race, Civilization, and Progress

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Darwin's first reflections on human progress were prompted by his experiences in the slave-owning colony of Brazil, and by his encounters with the Yahgan peoples of Tierra del Fuego. Harsh conditions, privation, poor climate, bondage and servitude,…

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  • … Letter 5722 , Weale, J. P. M. to Darwin, [10 December 1867] "You speak sanguinely …

4.2 Augustus Earle, caricature drawing

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< Back to Introduction The paucity of evidence for Darwin’s appearance and general demeanour during the years of the Beagle voyage gives this humorous drawing of shipboard life a special interest. It is convincingly attributed to Augustus Earle, an…

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  • … Books and Illustrations L15408 (15 December 2015), lot 10, detailed catalogue entry. Van Wyhe, …

4.48 'Puck', cartoon 5

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< Back to Introduction Following on from Reason Against Unreason and The Sun of the Nineteenth Century, another cartoon in the American humorous magazine Puck depicted Darwin as the epitome of philosophical enlightenment. The Universal Church of the…

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  • … references and bibliography Puck 12:305 (10 Jan. 1883), centrespread. A Selection of …
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