There is grandeur in this view of life…from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.
–Darwin, On the Origin of Species (1859)
The great hall and the Darwin Centre’s cocoon–a repository for every conceivable bio-collection. So organized and so meticulous, it endeavors to hold all of creation under a mounting pin.
my lovely hostess!
Many thanks to Ashley, Tom and Banjo!
London, 17 August – 25 August 2010