Skip to main content

Framed Print > Historic England > Fame > Charles Darwin and Down House

Framed Print : Charles Darwin on horseback K970217

Charles Darwin on horseback K970217



-
+
$119.99

We accept all major credit cards


Image Downloads
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


Historic England

Framed Photos From Historic England

Charles Darwin on horseback K970217

DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Photograph of Charles Darwin on horseback

Historic England is the public body that champions and protects England's historic places

Media ID 689775

© Historic England

Animal Darwin Horse Victorian


18"x14" Modern Frame

Discover the captivating history of Charles Darwin with our exquisite framed print, "Charles Darwin on Horseback K970217" from the Historic England Photo Library. This stunning photograph captures the renowned naturalist and scientist in his natural element at Down House in Kent, England, as he rides horseback against the backdrop of beautiful English countryside. A perfect addition to any home or office, this framed print not only showcases the historic significance of Darwin's work but also adds an elegant touch to your decor. Embrace the richness of history with this unique and captivating piece.

16x12 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexiglass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

Ready to Hang Contemporary Framed and Mounted Prints. To ensure the paper is held securely the visible picture may be marginally smaller than quoted.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 39.6cm x 35.6cm (15.6" x 14")

Estimated Product Size is 45.7cm x 35.6cm (18" x 14")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Animal Magic > Animals: Horses

> Fame > Charles Darwin and Down House

> Transport > Horse-power


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this photograph, Charles Darwin, the renowned English naturalist, is seen riding a horse through the picturesque countryside of Downe, Kent. Taken at his beloved home, Down House, this image offers a glimpse into the private life of one of history's most influential scientific figures. Darwin's groundbreaking work, "On the Origin of Species," published in 1859, forever changed the way we understand the natural world and the process of evolution. However, beyond his scientific accomplishments, Darwin was also an avid horseman, enjoying the simple pleasure of riding through the English countryside. The Victorian era, during which Darwin lived, was a time when horseback riding was a popular pastime for the affluent. Horses were the primary mode of transportation, and the ability to ride was considered an essential skill for the gentry. In this photograph, Darwin, dressed in a typical Victorian riding outfit, appears relaxed and at ease on his horse, suggesting that he was an accomplished rider. Down House, located in Kent, was Darwin's family home from 1842 until his death in 1882. It was here that he wrote many of his most famous works, including "The Descent of Man" and "The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals." The serene surroundings of the Kentish countryside likely provided him with the inspiration and peace he needed to produce his groundbreaking theories. This photograph, taken by the Historic England Photo Library, offers a rare glimpse into the personal life of Charles Darwin, revealing him not just as a brilliant scientist, but also as a man who found joy and relaxation in the simple pleasures of horseback riding in the English countryside.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.

lightbox add My Lightbox



public
Made in USA
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Sharples - Charles Darwin (aged six) and Catherine K971925
Sharples - Charles Darwin (aged six) and Catherine K971925
Charles Darwin and his son N990002
Charles Darwin and his son N990002
Richmond - Emma Darwin J980021
Richmond - Emma Darwin J980021
Evstafieff - Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell & Joseph Hooker DP135279
Evstafieff - Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell & Joseph Hooker DP135279
Richmond - Charles Darwin J980057
Richmond - Charles Darwin J980057
Reilly - Charles Darwin J970164
Reilly - Charles Darwin J970164
Josiah Wedgwood J980079
Josiah Wedgwood J980079
Erasmus Darwin J970185
Erasmus Darwin J970185
Goodwin - Down House K970195
Goodwin - Down House K970195
Battle Balaclava (Gibb)
Battle Balaclava (Gibb)
Charles Darwin on the verandah at Down House K970226
Charles Darwin on the verandah at Down House K970226
Charles Darwin K970247
Charles Darwin K970247

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guarantee




Collections


Charles Darwin and Down House
Charles Darwin and Down House
Browse 165 Prints
Horse-power
Horse-power
Browse 52 Prints
Animals: Horses
Animals: Horses
Browse 47 Prints