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Darwin and Wallace: Evolution of the Same Idea

 

Portrait of Charles Darwin

 

Portrait of Charles Darwin

The Darwin-Wallace celebration held on Thursday, 1st July 1908 (London: Linnean Society of London, 1908).

 

Portrait of Alfred Russel Wallace

 

Portrait of Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace, My life: a record of events and opinions (London: Chapman & Hall, 1905).

 

Wallace's map of the Oriental region. This map shows the 'Wallace Line', which divides Borneo and Sulawesi into two distinct zoological areas

 

Wallace's map of the Oriental region.

Alfred Russel Wallace, The geographical distribution of animals (London: Macmillan, 1876).

 

One of a series of plates illustrating creatures which are characteristic of distinct geographical areas; in this case, birds characteristic of the Malaysian forest

 

Birds characteristic to the Malaysian forest

Alfred Russel Wallace, The geographical distribution of animals (London: Macmillan, 1876).

 

Description and illustration of an iguana, by Charles Darwin

 

Description and illustration of an iguana, by Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H. M. S. Beagle round the world (London: John Murray, 1852)

 

A detail of Alfred Russel Wallace's annotated map of the River Uaupes, indicating locations of species, geographical features and inhabited areas

 

Alfred Russel Wallace's annotated map of the River Uaupes.

Alfred Russel Wallace, My life: a record of events and opinions (London: Chapman & Hall, 1905).