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Genius in the Heart of London

KS2 Story and Drama Pack. Darwin in London

This project has been generously funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund; the lead partners are The Linnean Society of London and Westminster Archives supported by The Geological Society of London, The Royal Society, The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), Westminster Abbey and the Zoological Society of London.

One of my objectives was to depict Darwin as the young man, he was when he made his theories, instead of a bearded old man.
I had only his portrait to work from for the different poses.

Darwin as a young man.Young Charles preferred
  biology to his father’s
  ideas on medicine.






















Darwin’s barber, William Wills understands
  his evolution theory, because
  he can see this
  in the dogs
  he breeds.Josiah Wedgewood and Professor Henshaw
  remould Mr Darwin’s thinking to let Darwin
  sail on The Beagle.Darwin’s theory on ‘The Origin of Species’
is read to the Linnean Society






















Darwin’s funeral at Westminster Abbey,
  where he meets up with his old friend Willis.Background figure with the Key of Knowledge


























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