In which a friend beyond measure arranges a behind-the-scenes visit to the Natural History Museum to see fossils collected by Charles Darwin during the Beagle voyage.
After decades of mysterious ailments, and a short, final illness, Charles Darwin died at 4 o’clock in the afternoon of Wednesday 19th April 1882, at Down House, Downe, in Kent.
Pleasing coincidence in Darwin photo file number.
Statue of Charles Darwin bathed in heavenly light.
Minor howler on Darwinian fridge magnet shock!
Photos from a fantastic day out in London yesterday
All day today, I'll be live-blogging my trip to London.
The Alfred Russel Wallace Collection goes online.