1881 Charles Darwin Portrait aftr Collier
1881 Charles Robert Darwin ( 12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) English Naturalist and author of the Origin of Species. 1922 Hand coloured portrait aquatint of Darwin by G. Sidney Hunt after the 1881 painting by John Collier. Collier's portrait is mentioned in his son Francis Darwin's "Life and Letter of Charles Darwin" as follows "Many of those who knew (Darwin's) face most intimately think that Mr. Collier's picture is the best of the portraits". Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection stands as one of the greatest and most controversial ideas of science. It is the basis of life sciences today.
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The end of love
The Honourable John Maler Collier (18501934) - Pre-Raphaelite Painter and one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation. A woman collapses distressed across her partners knee as she discovers he no longer feels the same way about her... Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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The sinking of the USS Merrimac, 2 June 1898, during the SpanishAAmerican War
3116262 The sinking of the USS Merrimac, 2 June 1898, during the SpanishAAmerican War.; Private Collection; (add.info.: From The Century Edition of Cassell's History of England, published c. 1900); Photo A© Ken Welsh; out of copyright.
© Private Collection / Photo © Ken Welsh / Bridgeman Images
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