Ref NoJOJ/DAR/F211750
CollectionJack Johns Darwin Collection
TitleOn the picture by Russian painter Eistaphieff in the Charles Darwin Room in Down House.
DescriptionTwo sheets of A4 concerning a painting of Charles Darwin discussing the Wallace letter with Charles Lyle and Joseph D. Hooker, by the Russian painted Eistaphieff (also known as Evstafieff). Mr Johns notes that this meeting never took place, as the discussion of Wallace's letter to Charles Darwin between the three men took place by letter. Signed and dated by Mr. Johns 3491.
NotesPrevious reference number: UKC/JOJ/DAR : F211750
PhysicalDescriptionLoosely bound in a blue ring binder with a holograph covering signed by Jack Johns and dated 10.12.08, explaining that the items in this folder were compiled to answer questions asked by visitors to Down House when Mr. Johns was in charge, during the abs
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Related PersonJohns, Jack, d 2009
Associated PersonDarwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882), naturalist
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (
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