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    Cross-section of HMS Beagle, 1832

    From Bernard Lightman's article in the Notes and Records of the Royal Society in June 2010: "One author who adopted the strategy of emphasizing Darwin's powers of observation wrote a book for young readers just before Darwin's death. Published anonymously in 1879, What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyages Round the World in the Ship ‘Beagle’ made evolutionary theory safe for children by focusing on the Darwin of the Beagle voyage (figure 1). Published in New York by Harper, it reached a third edition by 1904. The author was Wendell Phillips Garrison (1840–1907), literary editor of the Nation from 1865 to 1906 and son of William Lloyd Garrison, the famous abolitionist."

    Darwin.

    #Darwin

    Darwin and the birds

    A 1909 photograph of the Sandwalk near Down House, the path where Darwin did a lot of his thinking. #Darwin

    Charles Darwin.

    Darwin's studio at Down House.

    love for darwin, and his fancy beard.

    Darwin Centre, Natural History Museum.

    Charles as a young boy. #Darwin.

    from Cecil's Books of Natural History by Selim H. Peabody, 1880.

    Beautiful cabinet specimen of Horn Rhodochrosite. From the Capillitas Mine, Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina.

    Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo: Sigfrid Lopez, via Flickr.

    Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Bats A history of British mammals. v.1. London :Gurney and Jackson,1910-1921.

    Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Antonito | Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Milky way and enlightened cloud. Los Glaciares National Park. Patagonia, Argentina. by Ricardo La Piettra.