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Add. MS 46434, f.61-2 Charles Darwin's natural selection letter to Alfred Russel Wallace, 1866 (ink on paper)
Darwin, Charles (1809-82) / English
British Library, London, UK
ink on paper
1866 AD (C19th AD)
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Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding

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