Götz Kluge's photos with the Charles Darwin

The Expression of Emotions

The Expression of Emotions
To me, the Bellman's arm (upper left corner in the right image) always looked strangely rounded. But obviously there are arms like that. It took me a long time (until today) to get the idea that also these two images could be related although I know Duche…
Added on January 22, 2015

Beagle Laid Ashore & Snarked

Beagle Laid Ashore & Snarked
I posted this as a 4758 x 3102 image earlier, but this one is much bigger: 8000x5200. It is an enlargement of the vectorized version of the earlier image.

This ship played an important role in the history of science. Its probably most well known passang…
Added on December 25, 2014

Darwins snarked Study

Darwins snarked Study
Alfred Parsons' depiction of Charles Darwin's study in Downe. The wood cutter was J. Tynan.

I assume that Alfred Parsons quoted shapes from Henry Holiday's illustration (cut by Joseph Swain) to The Bakers Tale in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark…
Added on July 23, 2014

HMS Beagle

HMS Beagle
Vectorized engraving A Phosphorescent Sea HMS Beagle from What Mr. Darwin saw in his voyage round the world in the ship "Beagle" (New York, Harper, 1898, c1879)
Added on June 25, 2014

The Uncle over Darwin's Fireplace

The Uncle over Darwin's Fireplace
Segments from
[left, vertically stretched]: The top of the fireplace in Alfred Parsons' depiction (1882) of Charles Darwin's study in Downe
[right]: an illustration (1876, printed 1911) by Henry Holiday to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark


Res…
Added on February  2, 2014

Portrait of Charles Robert Darwin by Laura Russell 1869

Portrait of Charles Robert Darwin by Laura Russell 1869
Reproduction of "Portrait of Charles Robert Darwin", original painting (1869) by Laura Russell (1816-1885), oil on canvas, on display at the Yale Center for British Arts for the exhibition "Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Art…
Added on January 25, 2014

The Bellman and Charles Darwin

The Bellman and Charles Darwin
1876 and around 1870.

If it was for this pairing only, I would not use this side-by-side image as an example for allusions to Charles Darwin (19th century portrait) in Lewis Carroll's and Henry Holiday's The Hunting of the Snark. Also, too obvious allusi…
Added on October  7, 2013

Lacing Pillow

Lacing Pillow
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Detail from an illustration by Henry Holiday (cut by Joseph Swain) to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, 1876.

273 · · The Boots and the Broker were sharpening a spade--
274 · ·…
Added on August 12, 2013

Darwin's Fireplace and the Baker's Dear Uncle

Darwin's Fireplace and the Baker's Dear Uncle
Segments from
• [left, vertically stretched]: Photo (before 1882) of the top of the fireplace in Charles Darwin's study
• [center, vertically stretched]: from Alfred Parsons' depiction (1882) of Charles Darwin's study in Down
• [right]: an illustration (1…
Added on July 13, 2013

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin
Image based on a photo probably made by Messrs. Maull and Fox, around 1854, see also commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Darwin_aged_51.jpg.


On the Origins of Species was published in 1859. Darwin's findings still are not welcome everywhere.
Added on June 25, 2013

Beagle and Beagle?

Beagle and Beagle?
[left]: HMS Beagle Among Porpoises (183X) by Robert Taylor Pritchett.

[right]: A vessel in an illustration by Henry Holiday to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876).


The shape of the vessels is pretty generic, but William Snow Harris' new lig…
Added on June 21, 2013

Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line
"A sailing ship: the brig H. M. S. Beagle. It is commanded by the bigoted Captain Robert Fitz Roy. The year is 1831. On board, a brain explosion. With a delay of about two centuries of Physics, it is shattered by the the Galileo of Biology. The following…
Added on June 17, 2013

Tree of Life

Tree of Life
Segment of an illustration by Henry Holiday (cut by Joseph Swain) in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, 1876

The segment on the lower right side is Charles Darwin's Tree of Evolution or Tree of Life sketch in his 1st notebook, page 36, 1837-1838.…
Added on June 16, 2013

Snark Hunting with the HMS Beagle

Snark Hunting with the HMS Beagle
Assembled scans from original 19th century sources:
• Illustration by H. Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark, 1876
• Inlay: Print based on a drawing (1834-04-16) by Conrad Martens, etching published in: Francis Darwin, Life and Letters of Charles Darwin ,…
Added on June 16, 2013

A little Zoo in Charles Darwin's Study

A little Zoo in Charles Darwin's Study
Alfred Parsons' depiction of Charles Darwin's Study in Downe, drawn from a photo and engraved by J. Tynan, signed in August 1882, published in an article by Alfred R. Wallace in the Century Magazine (The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine), Volume 25, N…
Added on June 15, 2013

Darwin's Study and the Baker's Uncle

Darwin's Study and the Baker's Uncle
This is about a possible allusion by Alfred Parsons to Henry Holiday.

[left]: The Study at Down (from the The Century illustrated monthly magazine, v.25 1882-1883, p. 420, Indiana University Library)
Illustration from a painting (1882, from a photo) by A…
Added on June  9, 2013

An Expedition Team

An Expedition Team
Darwin did use tuning forks for experiments with spiders.

201· · You may seek it with thimbles--and seek it with care;
202· · · · You may hunt it with forks and hope;
203· · You may threaten its life with a railway-share;
204· · · · You may charm it with…
Added on May 31, 2013

Beagle Laid Ashore

Beagle Laid Ashore
This ship played an important role in the history of science.

Print based on a drawing by Conrad Martens, etching published in: Francis Darwin, Life and Letters of Charles Darwin , p. 160, 1888. Conrad Martens' drawing has been engraved by Thomas Landsee…
Added on May 22, 2013