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The evolution of a fox riding a goose into a writer seated at his typewriter (or a pianist?) - which in turn evolves into accordion, bellows, money-bag, and handcuffs; representing Darwin's theories. Wood engraving after C. Bennett, 1863.

  • Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867.
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1863
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12101i
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The subject alludes to: C.R. Darwin, On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, London 1860

Publication/Creation

1863

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving.

Lettering

Beware of the goose when the fox preaches. (Drawn by C.H. Bennett.)

Creator/production credits

Bears artist's monogram bottom left: "CHB"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12101i

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  • English


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