Erasmus Darwin, English physician, 1797.

Smith, J R

 
Erasmus Darwin, English physician, 1797.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

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Mezzotint by J R Smith after a painting by Joseph Wright c 1793. Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) was the grandfather of the naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882). Many of Erasmus Darwin's ideas on evolution anticipated later thinking. His most important work was 'Zoonomia, or the Laws of Organic Life' (1794-96). His other interests included poetry, mechanical invention, and botany. He was also a member of the Lunar Society. Dimensions: 380mm x 280mm.

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