‘The Home of the Late Charles Darwin’, The Graphic, (1st July, 1882)

Title

‘The Home of the Late Charles Darwin’, The Graphic, (1st July, 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

1 July 1882

Rights

© Cambridge University Library

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Citation

“‘The Home of the Late Charles Darwin’, The Graphic, (1st July, 1882),” Darwin Behind the Scenes, accessed April 23, 2017, https://darwinbehindthescenes.omeka.net/items/show/68.