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Background imageDarwin Collection: William St. Clair of Roslin, c1771, (1947). Creator: George Chalmers

William St. Clair of Roslin, c1771, (1947). Creator: George Chalmers
William St. Clair of Roslin, c1771, (1947). Portrait of Scottish golfer and archer William St Clair of Roslin, 21st Baron of Roslin (died 1778)

Background imageDarwin Collection: Lloyds Coffee House, London, 1798, (1947). Creator: William Holland

Lloyds Coffee House, London, 1798, (1947). Creator: William Holland
Lloyds Coffee House, London, 1798, (1947). Interior of the Lloyds Coffee House in Lombard Street in the City of London. Lloyds became a meeting place for merchants and shipowners

Background imageDarwin Collection: Charles Darwin, British naturalist, c1870s. Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron

Charles Darwin, British naturalist, c1870s. Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron
Charles Darwin, British naturalist, c1870s. Darwin started his career on board the HMS Beagle and spent six years surveying the South American seas

Background imageDarwin Collection: HMS Beagle laid ashore, Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia, South America, 1834 (1839)

HMS Beagle laid ashore, Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia, South America, 1834 (1839). The Beagle, commanded by Robert Fitzroy, set sail on a 5-year voyage around the world in December 1831

Background imageDarwin Collection: Henry Darwin tailors shop, Birmingham, 19th century. Artist: T Underwood

Henry Darwin tailors shop, Birmingham, 19th century. Artist: T Underwood
Henry Darwin tailors shop, Birmingham, 19th century

Background imageDarwin Collection: Charles Darwin, English naturalist, 1871

Charles Darwin, English naturalist, 1871. Darwin (1809-1882) was employed as naturalist on HMS Beagle from 1831-1836. He first made his name as a geologist

Background imageDarwin Collection: Cricket as Played in the Artillery Ground, London, 1785, (1947). Creator: Unknown

Cricket as Played in the Artillery Ground, London, 1785, (1947). Creator: Unknown
Cricket as Played in the Artillery Ground, London, 1785, (1947). A game of cricket being played at Finsbury (now in north London)

Background imageDarwin Collection: A Meeting of the Four-In-Hand Club, Hyde Park, London, c1838, (1947)

A Meeting of the Four-In-Hand Club, Hyde Park, London, c1838, (1947). A four-in-hand, or coach-and-four, was a coach with four horses. Aquatint in the Guildhall Art Gallery, London

Background imageDarwin Collection: Charles Darwin from Vanity Fair magazine, 30 September 1871, 1871

Charles Darwin from Vanity Fair magazine, 30 September 1871, 1871. Creator: Tissot, James Jacques Joseph (1836-1902)
Charles Darwin from Vanity Fair magazine, 30 September 1871, 1871. Private Collection

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Great Subscription Room at Brookss, St. Jamess Street, London, 1808, (1947)

The Great Subscription Room at Brookss, St. Jamess Street, London, 1808, (1947)
The Great Subscription Room at Brooks s, St. Jamess Street, London, 1808, (1947). Interior of Brookss gentlemens club showing the segmental barrel vault ceiling

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Conservative Club, St. Jamess Street, London, c1840, (1947). Creator: Woods

The Conservative Club, St. Jamess Street, London, c1840, (1947). Creator: Woods
The Conservative Club, St. Jamess Street, London, c1840, (1947). View of the Conservative Club, a gentlemens club which occupied premises in St Jamess Street until 1959

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Reform Club, Pall Mall, London, 1837, (1947). Creator: George Moore

The Reform Club, Pall Mall, London, 1837, (1947). Creator: George Moore
The Reform Club, Pall Mall, London, 1837, (1947). View of the Reform Club, a private members club founded in 1836. It was the first gentlemans club to change its rules to include the admission of

Background imageDarwin Collection: A Conversation of Virtuosis... at the Kings Arms, 1735, (1947). Creator: Gawen Hamilton

A Conversation of Virtuosis... at the Kings Arms, 1735, (1947). Creator: Gawen Hamilton
A Conversation of Virtuosis...at the Kings Arms, 1735, (1947). Group portrait of some of the leading British artists and architects of the 1730s who used to meet at the Kings Arms in New Bond Street

Background imageDarwin Collection: Portrait of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1881. Creator: Barraud, Herbert Rose (1845-1896)

Portrait of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1881. Creator: Barraud, Herbert Rose (1845-1896)
Portrait of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1881. Private Collection

Background imageDarwin Collection: Portrait of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1877. Creator: Photo studio Lock &

Portrait of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1877. Creator: Photo studio Lock &
Portrait of Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1877. Private Collection

Background imageDarwin Collection: Tornado-Zeus Battling Typhon (Erasmus Darwin, The Botanic Garden), August 1, 1795

Tornado-Zeus Battling Typhon (Erasmus Darwin, The Botanic Garden), August 1, 1795

Background imageDarwin Collection: Fertilization of Egypt (Erasmus Darwin, The Botanic Garden), 1791. Creator: William Blake

Fertilization of Egypt (Erasmus Darwin, The Botanic Garden), 1791. Creator: William Blake
Fertilization of Egypt (Erasmus Darwin, The Botanic Garden), 1791

Background imageDarwin Collection: Montage of Ecclesiastical Figures Posed in Political Satire, 1860s. Creator: Unknown

Montage of Ecclesiastical Figures Posed in Political Satire, 1860s. Creator: Unknown
Montage of Ecclesiastical Figures Posed in Political Satire, 1860s. [Rev. J. Tweed, Rev. W. Ince, Rev. J.P. Lightfoot, G. Ridding, Rev. Wollaston, Rev. Tozer, Rev. A. Lowe, Rec. C.E. Hammond]

Background imageDarwin Collection: Golfers at Blackheath, 1790, (1947). Creator: Unknown

Golfers at Blackheath, 1790, (1947). Creator: Unknown
Golfers at Blackheath, 1790, (1947). A gentleman golfer and his caddy at Blackheath, now a part of south-east London. The golfer wears buckled shoes, silk stockings, breeches

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Lion, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 1936. Creator: Unknown

The Lion, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 1936. Creator: Unknown
The Lion, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 1936. The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury, Grade I listed, 16th century coaching inn, Charles Darwin caught the coach here to his voyage of discovery

Background imageDarwin Collection: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837, (1932)

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837, (1932). The busts represent prominent personalities from Victorias (1819-1901) reign: Albert, Prince Consort (1819-1861); Alfred

Background imageDarwin Collection: Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, 1880. Artist: Lock & Whitfield

Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, 1880. Artist: Lock & Whitfield
Professor Thomas Henry Huxley, 1880. Between the years 1847-1850 he was the assistant surgeon aboard HMS Rattlesnake off the eastern and northern coasts of Australia

Background imageDarwin Collection: Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, c1890. Artist: W&D Downey

Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, c1890. Artist: W&D Downey
Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, c1890. Huxley (1825-1895) was a prominent supporter of Darwin in the controversy that raged over his theory of evolution in the 19th century

Background imageDarwin Collection: Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, at his desk, c1880

Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, at his desk, c1880. Huxley (1825-1895) was a prominent supporter of Darwin in the controversy that raged over his theory of evolution in the 19th century

Background imageDarwin Collection: Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist, 1883

Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist, 1883. Huxley (1825-1895) was a prominent supporter of Darwin in the controversy that raged over his theory of evolution in the 19th century

Background imageDarwin Collection: Thomas, Henry Huxley, English biologist, 1877. Artist: Lock & Whitfield

Thomas, Henry Huxley, English biologist, 1877. Artist: Lock & Whitfield
Thomas, Henry Huxley, English biologist, 1877. Huxley (1825-1895) was a prominent supporter of Darwin in the controversy that raged over his theory of evolution in the 19th century. From Men of Mark

Background imageDarwin Collection: Richard Owen, English zoologist, 1884. Artist: Edward Linley Sambourne

Richard Owen, English zoologist, 1884. Artist: Edward Linley Sambourne
Richard Owen, English zoologist, 1884. After qualifying and practising as a surgeon, Owen (1804-1892) made major contributions in the fields of anatomy and paleontology

Background imageDarwin Collection: Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, 1871

Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist, 1871. Huxley (1823-1883) at the time of his presidency of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

Background imageDarwin Collection: Water Baby being examined by Richard Owen and T. H. Huxley. Artist: Edward Linley Sambourne

Water Baby being examined by Richard Owen and T. H. Huxley. Artist: Edward Linley Sambourne
Water Baby being examined by Richard Owen and T.H. Huxley. Tom, a run-away chimney sweeps boy, who falls into river and becomes a Water Baby, being examined by Richard Owen (left) and T.H. Huxley

Background imageDarwin Collection: Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1883, (1912). Artist: John Maler Collier

Charles Darwin (1809-1882), 1883, (1912). Artist: John Maler Collier
Charles Darwin 1883, (1809-1882), (1912). Painting held at The National Portrait Gallery, London. From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageDarwin Collection: Erasmus Darwin, English physician and naturalist, (c1819). Artist: Holl

Erasmus Darwin, English physician and naturalist, (c1819). Artist: Holl
Erasmus Darwin, English physician and naturalist, (c1819). Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) was the grandfather of Charles Darwin and Francis Galton

Background imageDarwin Collection: Darwins study at Down House, his home near Beckenham, Kent, 1883

Darwins study at Down House, his home near Beckenham, Kent, 1883. Darwin (1809-1882) was employed as naturalist on HMS Beagle from 1831-1836

Background imageDarwin Collection: Peak and Barrier-Reef of Borabora, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Peak and Barrier-Reef of Borabora, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Peak and Barrier-Reef of Borabora, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Whitsunday Island, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Whitsunday Island, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Whitsunday Island, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Ornithorhynchus Paradoxus, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Ornithorhynchus Paradoxus, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Ornithorhynchus Paradoxus, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Queens Palace at Papeete, Tahiti, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

The Queens Palace at Papeete, Tahiti, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
The Queens Palace at Papeete, Tahiti, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Native of Australia, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Native of Australia, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Native of Australia, c1885 (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Travelling in the Andes, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Travelling in the Andes, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Travelling in the Andes, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Fuegians and their Wigwams, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Fuegians and their Wigwams, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Fuegians and their Wigwams, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Puma, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

The Puma, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
The Puma, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: The Condor, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

The Condor, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
The Condor, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Herd of Cattle Crossing the Uruguay, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Herd of Cattle Crossing the Uruguay, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Herd of Cattle Crossing the Uruguay, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Buenos Ayres, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Buenos Ayres, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Buenos Ayres, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Bizcachas, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Bizcachas, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Bizcachas, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Skeleton of the Mylodon Darwinii, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Skeleton of the Mylodon Darwinii, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Skeleton of the Mylodon Darwinii, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Throwing The Bolas, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Throwing The Bolas, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Throwing The Bolas, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Skeleton of the Megatherium, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Skeleton of the Megatherium, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Skeleton of the Megatherium, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S

Background imageDarwin Collection: Vampire Bat, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett

Vampire Bat, c1885, (1890). Artist: Robert Taylor Pritchett
Vampire Bat, c1885, (1890). From Journal of Researchers into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S



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