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Ever wondered how a teapot evolves into a heron? 🐦‍⬛🫖

This surreal lithograph is part of an 1870 satirical series on Darwin’s theory of evolution, which had only recently been introduced into Germany through a translation of his groundbreaking book, On the Origin of the Species.

Evolution of household articles, animals etc. according to Darwin`s doctrine, colour lithographs by Fr. Schmidt, ca. 187-(?). Source: Wellcome Collection.

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