Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Charles Darwin's Walking Stick

Whalebone, 1839.

Darwin said the skull reminded him of his limited time on earth. 

The cane was not affectation; by 1839 Darwin’s gait was suffering, perhaps due to any number of a variety of illnesses.

1 comment:

lucypup2009@gmail.com said...

Interesting pic! I'm looking forward to your next post, especially since you are near the DC area and have an interesting perspective on current events. I hope you and yours are safe and well.