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Down House By Solene Morris

Down House by Solene Morris

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A guidebook to the restored home of Charles Darwin, written by the former curator of Down House and the Darwin Museum. It describes a tour of the downstairs rooms, including Darwin's study, the exhibition area on the first floor, and the gardens and "thinking path" where Darwin formulated theories.

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Down House: Home of Charles Darwin by Solene Morris

This is a guidebook to the restored home of Charles Darwin, Down House, written by the former curator of Down House and the Darwin Museum. It describes a tour of the downstairs rooms, which include Darwin's study, drawing room, dining room and billiards room, along with the furniture and possessions of the Darwins. It also surveys the exhibition area on the first floor, which tells the story of Darwin's life and work. Finally, it describes the gardens and Darwin's "thinking path", where he formulated many of his evolutionary theories, and the greenhouse and laboratory where he carried out many of his experiments on plants and insects.

Additional information

GOR002045300
9781850746478
1850746478
Down House: Home of Charles Darwin by Solene Morris
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Historic England
1998-01-01
48
N/A
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