Definitions and Background Information
Origin of the Species includes many terms not in use today, either because word spelling has changed (teazel or teazle is now spelled teasel) or because the terms are no longer commonly used (most of us are more familiar with a microwave than with a turnspit dog).
Find Pictures to Accompany Darwin Readings
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- NYPL DigitalGallery
- New York Public Library archival items.
- Top right corner of the page lets you search the entire collection by keyword (like bantam).
- To look through images from Zoologies and Natural Histories, follow the Nature & Science link on the left side of the page.
- Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC)
- Guide to images held by the Library of Congress. Many records include thumbnail images.
The library has a few pictorial works specifically about Darwin's work:
Darwin's pictures : views of evolutionary theory, 1837-1874 / Julia Voss ; translated by Lori Lantz. QH366.2 .V67413 2010
The illustrated origin of species / by Charles Darwin ; abridged & introduced by Richard E. Leakey ; consultants, W. F. Bynum, J. A. Barrett. QH365 .O2 1979
- Darwin's camera : art and photography in the theory of evolution / Phillip Prodger. QH365.Z9 P76 2009