Lot 390    

Charles Darwin Print Accompanied by Clipped Signature
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Charles Darwin (1809-1882).  English naturalist, presented the theory of evolution in On the Origin of Species (1859).  Lot of 2, including clipped signature Ch. Darwin below an indecipherable note in Darwin's hand, 1.75 x 4.5 in., framed with a Darwin print by Robert M. Lindsay, Philadelphia, copyright January 1890, 23.75 x 27.75 in. overall. Plus a print of Darwin in his younger years, pencil signed by engraver G. Kruell, framed to 15.75 x 18.5 in.

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