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Charles Darwin

13 of 31 portraits of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, by Elliott & Fry, 1874 - NPG Ax18207 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Darwin

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (91 mm x 58 mm) image size
Given by Phyllis Cunnington, 1962
Photographs Collection
NPG Ax18207


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  • Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), Naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of evolution. Sitter in 31 portraits.

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  • Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962). Artist associated with 10899 portraits.

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Cartes-de-visite became popular after being patented by French photographer André Disdéri in 1854. It soon became very fashionable to collect these small photographic portraits, especially those of famous people.

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