Young Charles Darwin in the Galapagos Islands


Young Charles Darwin in the Galapagos Islands,charley Harper cincinnati artist


This piece shows the basic elements of Darwin’s legendary journey to the Galapagos Islands: the tortoise, the finch hidden in the brush, and the ship, the HMS Beagle.

Medium : Gouache on illustration board

Image Size : 9 ⅝" x 16 ¼"

Circa : Original Illustration for The Golden Book of Biology, 1961 pg 66

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