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DARWIN, Charles.
CENTENARY - An invitation card to SIR WILLIAM & LADY THISELTON-DYER, on the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Charles Darwin.

Prof. S. H. Vines, Prof. E. B. Poulton, and Prof. G. C. Bourne At Home in the Examination Schools, Friday, Feb. 12, 8.30 - 11.30 p.m. Prof. E. B. Poulton, D.Sc., F.R.S., will give an Address at 8.45 p.m. entitled 'Fifty Years of Darwinism.' Academical Dress. R.S.V.P. to Mrs. Poulton, Wykeham House.

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Mounted onto an album leaf together with two photographs of Darwin - the portrait bust by HORACE MOUNTFORD made in 1905, and the life-size model by SIR JOSEPH BOEHM, showing him seated, now in the Natural History Museum, made in 1883, unveiled by Huxley in 1885, plus a photograph of the late Emma Darwin.

*SIR WILLIAM TURNER THISELTON-DYER (1843-1928), botanist and third Director of Kew Gardens, married Harriet Anne Hooker, daughter of Joseph Dalton Hooker. Darwin was one of the proposers for his Fellowship of the Royal Society.

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