Charles Darwin

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) , [Charles Darwin], 1868 (323.1983)

Julia Margaret Cameron made this portrait of Charles Darwin, who was born on this day in 1809, on the Isle of Wight in the early summer of 1868. This carbon print (donated by the great Lee Sievan), was made a little later.

Vu, photograph by André Kertész (1894-1985), (“The Monkey and the Magic Box.”), November 13, 1929 (2007.84.8)

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