November 24, 2008

Darwin and The Origin of Species

Great set of pictures, via the Guardian.

Gallery Darwin gallery: Charles Darwin

Darwin at age 31 in 1840, recently married, a dignified young naturalist with a secret theory about evolution. Portrait of Darwin, 1840, by George Richmond, ©Darwin Heirlooms Trust, courtesy of the English Heritage Photo Library


Gallery Darwin gallery: Charles Darwin

A grand old man of science. Darwin aged 71, photographed a year before his death in 1882. Photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1881, ©Private

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At the school dances white and black girls shook on the floor, by Anais Duplan

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