‘Charles Robert Darwin’, The Graphic, (29th April, 1882)

Title

‘Charles Robert Darwin’, The Graphic, (29th April, 1882)

Description

On his death in 1882 Darwin was celebrated as something of a national hero. Although often controversial, he was “one of the greatest naturalists of his time”. Darwin’s correspondence is key to understanding how he achieved this status. The letters reveal that - alongside a brilliant mind and set of original ideas – collaboration and a carefully considered editing process were crucial in constructing the great man of science.

Source

NPR.C.53

Date

29 April 1882

Rights

© Cambridge University Library

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Citation

“‘Charles Robert Darwin’, The Graphic, (29th April, 1882),” Darwin Behind the Scenes, accessed December 12, 2017, http://darwinbehindthescenes.omeka.net/items/show/67.