The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
1868. 'The Variation Of Animals And Plants Under Domestication.' 2 vols.
'The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex.' 2 vols. 1871.
Emma Darwin in middle age.
Darwin and a 'relative', supposedly comparing similarities.
Janet Browne in her otherwise excellent two volume biography of Darwin
suggests, (I believe incorrectly) that this is one of the last portraits of Darwin.
Darwin's estemed head placed on the shoulders of an ape - a typical
response of Victorian Christians to Darwn's 'antiChrist' theories.
1874 albumen carte-de-visite photograph (left) from which the colourised version was made.
Darwin was 65 at the time.
Pen and ink sketch by Harry Furniss.
National Portrait Gallery.
1875 Etching by P. Rajon, from a portrait by William Ouless.
An illustration from 'The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom.' 1876.
1877 Superb sepia print by Lock & Whitfield.
Sketch by Marian Huxley. 1878