Darwin's Pictures: Views of Evolutionary Theory, 1837-1874 by Julia Voss

By Julia Voss

originally released 2010

In this first-ever exam of Charles Darwin's sketches, drawings, and illustrations, Julia Voss provides the historical past of evolutionary concept instructed in images. Darwin had a life-long curiosity in pictorial representations of nature, sketching out his evolutionary conception and comparable rules for over 40 years. Voss info the pictorial heritage of Darwin's conception of evolution, beginning together with his workstation sketches of 1837 and finishing with the illustrations within the Expression of feelings in guy and Animals (1872). those photographs have been profoundly major for Darwin's long term argument for evolutionary thought; each one characterizes a distinct element of his courting with the visible details and constitutes what may be known as an "icon" of evolution. Voss exhibits how Darwin "thought along with his eyes" and the way his pictorial representations and the improvement and popularization of the speculation of evolution have been vitally interconnected.

Voss explores 4 of Darwin's photographs intensive, and weaves approximately them a narrative at the improvement and presentation of Darwin's thought, within which she additionally addresses the historical past of Victorian representation, the function of pictures in technological know-how, the applied sciences of construction, and the connection among specimen, phrases, and pictures.

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