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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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Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 29 November 1881
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Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 29 November 1881
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Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 29 November 1881
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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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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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Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
photogravure
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Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1870s
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Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1870s
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Ax17583

Charles Darwin

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1878
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Charles Darwin

by Julia Margaret Cameron
photogravure, published 1893
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