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This depicts a side profile of Charles Darwin (with mount).
Inscribed by Darwin "I like this photograph very much better than any other which has been taken of me".

Charles Darwin was a member of the Royal Society, and renowned for writing the Origin of Species. Julia Margaret Cameron took this portrait of him during his stay at her house in Kent.

Details

  • Title: Portrait of Charles Darwin
  • Creator: Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)
  • Date Created: 1868
  • Location Created: England
  • Rights: Copyright The Royal Society, 2018
  • Manufacturer: Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)
  • Field: Chemistry
  • Catalogue Reference: IM/001057

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