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00 - Introduction

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Introduction by Timothy Potts, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 24 Jun 2009


01 - John Stevens Henslow, Teaching sheet with Arum maculatum (Lords and Ladies)

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John Stevens Henslow, Teaching sheet with Arum maculatum (Lords and Ladies), undated (paper watermarked 1836), collage, pen and ink and watercolour. Department of Plant Sciences,...

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


02 - John Gould, Mockingbird from Charles Darwin (general editor), The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle

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John Gould, Mockingbird from Charles Darwin (general editor), The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle, 1838-41, Part III, No.II, Birds, 1841, by John Gould, with hand-coloured...

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


03 - John Collier, Portrait of Charles Robert Darwin

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John Collier, Portrait of Charles Robert Darwin, 1883, oil on canvas, 125.7 x 96.5 cm., National Portrait Gallery, London

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


04 - Thomas Cole, The Subsiding of the Waters of the Deluge, 1829

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Thomas Cole, The Subsiding of the Waters of the Deluge, 1829, oil on canvas, 90.8 x 121.4 cm. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., Gift of Mrs Katie Dean in memory...

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


05 - William Dyce, Pegwell Bay, Kent – A Recollection of October 5th, 1858

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William Dyce, Pegwell Bay, Kent – A Recollection of October 5th, 1858, 1858-60, oil on canvas, 63.5 x 88.9 cm., Tate, London. Purchased 1894

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 24 Jun 2009


06 - George Baxter after Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, Untitled view of the Crystal Palace and Gardens at Sydenham

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George Baxter after Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, Untitled view of the Crystal Palace and Gardens at Sydenham, ca. 1854, Baxter process colour print, 11.2 x 15.9 cm., British...

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


07 - Edwin Landseer, Morning, ca. 1853

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Edwin Landseer, Morning, ca. 1853, oil on canvas, 142.2 x 261.6 cm., Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Henry P. McIlhenny collection in memory of Frances P. McIlhenny, 1986

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 10 Jun 2009


08 - Hubert von Herkomer, On Strike, 1891

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Hubert von Herkomer, On Strike, 1891, oil on canvas, 228 x 126.4 cm., Royal Academy of Arts, London

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Thu 11 Jun 2009


09 - Bruno Liljefors, The Mating of the Capercailzies, 1888

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Bruno Liljefors, The Mating of the Capercailzies, 1888, oil on canvas, 147.5 x 203 cm., Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Sweden

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 24 Jun 2009


10 - Guillaume-Benjamin Duchenne de Boulogne, Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine, Paris: Renouard, 1862

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Guillaume-Benjamin Duchenne de Boulogne, Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine, Paris: Renouard, 1862. Darwin Library, Cambridge University Library (Darwin’s own copy)

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


10. The Evolving Body: With Professor Randolph Nesse

   9,116 views

Evolutionary physician Professor Randolph Nesse explores the idea of 'Darwin's eye', and discusses what evolution means for our bodies, our emotions and our behaviour - as well as...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 13 Jul 2009


11. Darwin, Design and Christianity: With Professor John Brooke

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John Brooke, former Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, gives his take on the exhibition 'Endless Forms', and discusses the implications of...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 13 Jul 2009


11 - Edwin Landseer, Alexander and Diogenes, 1848

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Edwin Landseer, Alexander and Diogenes, 1848, oil on canvas, 112.4 x 142.9 cm., Tate, London. Bequeathed by Jacob Bell 1859

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


12 - Emmanuel Frémiet, Gorilla (Troglodytes gorilla from Gabon) Abducting a Woman, 1887

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Emmanuel Frémiet, Gorilla (Troglodytes gorilla from Gabon) Abducting a Woman, 1887, bronze, 45 x 60 x 40 cm., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


12. From 'Missing Link Mania' to Creationism.com: 150 Years of Popular Darwinism in Europe

   10,553 views

Why was the idea of 'the missing link' so wildly popular in the later nineteenth century? And why did Darwin's public image differ so greatly across Europe? Dr. Peter Kjaergaard...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 13 Jul 2009


13 - Fernand Cormon, The Stone Age: Return from a Bear Hunt, 1884

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Fernand Cormon, The Stone Age: Return from a Bear Hunt, 1884, oil on canvas, 146 x 190 cm., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Carcassone

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


13. The Predatory Ape: Sex, Simians and Society in Nineteenth-Century Europe

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Dr. Gowan Dawson discusses the intriguing representation - and sexualisation - of apes in the nineteenth century, from pickled specimens on display to an eager public to images of...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 29 Jul 2009


14. Evolving Images: Race and Popular Darwinism in Nineteenth-Century Photography

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Professor Elizabeth Edwards explores how the emerging mass medium of photography engaged with popular Darwinian ideas in the nineteenth century, and how notions of race, 'type'...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 3 Aug 2009


14 - Odilon Redon, Les Origines, Paris: Lemercier and cie, 1883

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Odilon Redon, Les Origines, Paris: Lemercier and cie, 1883; series of lithographs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Lee M Friedman Fund

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 24 Jun 2009


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