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Thomas Huxley Photograph Carte de Visite cdv

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Thomas Huxley


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Antique print relating to Australia


Portrait of Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS (1825 -1895) who was an English biologist (anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Huxley was made Assistant Surgeon ('surgeon's mate') to HMS Rattlesnake, about to start for a voyage of discovery and surveying to New Guinea and Australia. Jose Maria Mora (circa 1850-1926) was a successful Cuban portrait photographer working in New York. Card slightly unevenly cut. Reverse blank.

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artist (Jose Maria Mora)
method Albumen Photograph Carte de Visite
date C1880
size 93mm by 60mm (card)
SKU AU7162