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Thomas Henry Huxley

sisterwolf: John Collier=The Honourable John Maler Collier OBE RP ROI (27 January 1850 – 11 April 1934) was a leading English artist, and an author. He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation. Both his marriages were to daughters of Thomas Henry Huxley. He studied painting at the Munich Academy where he enrolled on 14 April 1875 (Register: 3145) at the age of 25.


"I would rather be the offspring of two apes than be a man and afraid to face the truth." T.H. Huxley with sketch of gorilla skull, c. 1870.


Huxley was a pioneering biologist and educator, best known for his strong support for Charles Darwin's theory of evolution