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Framed Print : Charles Darwin and his son N990002

Charles Darwin and his son N990002



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Charles Darwin and his son N990002

DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of Charles Darwin and his eldest son, William Erasmus Darwin - 1842

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Media ID 512374

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14"x12" (38x32cm) Modern Frame

Discover the captivating history of Charles Darwin and his eldest son, William Erasmus, with our stunning Framed Print from the Media Storehouse collection. This exquisite piece features a rare daguerreotype photograph taken in 1842 by the Historic England Photo Library. Captured at Downe, Kent's iconic Down House, the image showcases the renowned naturalist and his beloved son in a tender moment of father-son bonding. Bring this piece of scientific and family history into your home or office and add a touch of timeless elegance and intrigue to your space.

Wood effect frame, card mounted, 10x8 archival quality photo print. Overall outside dimensions 14x12 inches (38x32cm). Environmentally and ozone friendly, 40mm wide x 15mm Polycore® moulding has the look of real wood, is durable and light and easy to hang. Biodegradable and made with non-chlorinated gases (no toxic fumes) it is efficient; producing 100 tons of polystyrene can save 300 tons of trees! Prints are glazed with lightweight, shatterproof, optical clarity acrylic (providing the same general protection from the environment as glass). The back is stapled hardboard with a sawtooth hanger attached. Note: To minimise original artwork cropping, for optimum layout, and to ensure print is secure, the visible print may be marginally smaller

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 19.6cm x 24.4cm (7.7" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 32.5cm x 37.6cm (12.8" x 14.8")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

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


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This evocative daguerreotype captures a tender moment between Charles Darwin, the renowned naturalist and father of the theory of evolution, and his eldest son, William Erasmus Darwin. Taken in 1842 at Down House in Kent, England, where the Darwin family resided, the photograph offers a rare glimpse into their personal lives during the Victorian era. Charles Darwin, dressed in a formal waistcoat and cravat, gazes intently at his young son, who sits on his lap, playfully holding a toy boat. The warm, soft light illuminates their faces, creating an intimate and loving atmosphere. The background reveals a glimpse of the beautiful gardens and woods that surrounded their home, reflecting the family's connection to nature. Down House was a significant place in Darwin's life, as it was where he wrote and published many of his groundbreaking works, including "On the Origin of Species." The influence of nature on Darwin's work is evident in this photograph, as he shares a moment of joy and connection with his child amidst the natural beauty of their surroundings. This precious family photograph provides a poignant reminder of the human side of one of history's greatest scientific minds. It also offers a glimpse into the childhood of a man who would grow up to revolutionize our understanding of the natural world and our place within it.

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