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Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913): Eastern butterflies, MS 181 - The Linnean Collections

Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913): Eastern butterflies, MS 181 - The Linnean Collections

Alfred Russel Wallace – Fernando Vicente

Alfred Russel Wallace – Fernando Vicente

Tracing Wallace. During his journey through the Malay Archipelago, Wallace independently proposed his own theories of natural selection, and is said by many to have hastened the publishing of Darwin's On the Origin of Species. 150 years later, Australian artist John Wolseley, intrigued by the correspondence between the two men and by what they must have experienced, decided to trace Alfred Russel Wallace's journey—to get a glimpse of the world through the young naturalist's eyes.

Tracing Wallace. During his journey through the Malay Archipelago, Wallace independently proposed his own theories of natural selection, and is said by many to have hastened the publishing of Darwin's On the Origin of Species. 150 years later, Australian artist John Wolseley, intrigued by the correspondence between the two men and by what they must have experienced, decided to trace Alfred Russel Wallace's journey—to get a glimpse of the world through the young naturalist's eyes.

Geography of the Animal World, by Alfred Russel Wallace

Geography of the Animal World, by Alfred Russel Wallace

Illustration from The Malay Archipelago, depicting the flying frog discovered by Alfred Russel Wallace.

Illustration from The Malay Archipelago, depicting the flying frog discovered by Alfred Russel Wallace.

Naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913), portrait by Peter von Sholly; biography

Naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913), portrait by Peter von Sholly; biography

Olímpia Reis Resque: As aves frugívoras "Dentre as aves frugívoras, podemos destacar as pombas, os papagaios, os tucanos e os anambés, todos pertencentes as famílias absolutamente distintas e afastadas...". Texto de Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) sobre as aves observadas em sua viagem aos rios Amazonas e Negro. Ilustração em: John Gould (1804-1881). A Monograph of The Ramphastidae or faimily of toucans. 2. ed. 1992. No Blog!

Olímpia Reis Resque: As aves frugívoras "Dentre as aves frugívoras, podemos destacar as pombas, os papagaios, os tucanos e os anambés, todos pertencentes as famílias absolutamente distintas e afastadas...". Texto de Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) sobre as aves observadas em sua viagem aos rios Amazonas e Negro. Ilustração em: John Gould (1804-1881). A Monograph of The Ramphastidae or faimily of toucans. 2. ed. 1992. No Blog!