Nine years ago today: Darwin bank note announced

Nine years ago today, on 17th May, 2000, the Bank of England issued a press release announcing its plans to depict Charles Darwin on the new £10 note. The Friends of Charles Darwin's bank note campaign was officially over, but we continue to take on more and more members.

Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.WebsiteFacebookTwitterNewsletterBooks
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