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Charles Darwin (1809-1882), Naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of evolution

Charles Robert Darwin

Sitter in 31 portraits
Naturalist who formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection; the result of years of research, his On the Origin of Species (1859) made a meticulous survey of life-forms and the conditions which governed their development; wrote other important works on botany, zoology, geology, and evolution.

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P106(7)

Charles Darwin

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, circa 1855
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P8

Charles Darwin

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen print, 1868
On display in Room 34 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P8

3144

Charles Darwin

by Marion Collier (née Huxley)
pencil, 1878
NPG 3144

1024

Charles Darwin

copy by John Collier
oil on canvas, 1883 (1881)
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
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Charles Darwin

by Horace Montford
terracotta bust, after 1882
NPG 1395

761

Charles Darwin

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
terracotta bust, 1883
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 761

6251(16)

Charles Darwin

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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x5930

Charles Darwin

by Walker & Boutall, after Maull & Fox
photogravure, (circa 1854)
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Ax17797

Charles Darwin

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after Ernest Edwards
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1866
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x5935

Charles Darwin

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after Ernest Edwards
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1866
NPG x5935

x134603

Charles Darwin

by Ernest Edwards
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1866
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x1500

Charles Darwin

by Ernest Edwards
albumen print, 1865-1866
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Ax18207

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
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x5934

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
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x5933

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
NPG x5933

Ax46279

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1870s
NPG Ax46279

x5939

Charles Darwin

by Lock & Whitfield
sepia carbon cabinet card, 1877
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x5936

Charles Darwin

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1881
NPG x5936

x5937

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 29 November 1881
NPG x5937

x5938

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 29 November 1881
NPG x5938

x17013

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 29 November 1881
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x197304

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 29 November 1881
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D1388

Charles Darwin as a monkey

by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin')
coloured lithograph, 1874-1875
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
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D34689

Charles Darwin

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Walter William Ouless
etching, (1875)
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D9709

Charles Darwin

by Léopold Flameng, after John Collier
etching, published 1883
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x5940

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
photogravure
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x5931

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1870s
NPG x5931

x5932

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1870s
NPG x5932

Ax17583

Charles Darwin

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1878
NPG Ax17583

Ax29139

Charles Darwin

by Julia Margaret Cameron
photogravure, published 1893
NPG Ax29139