Punch,  42 (1862), 52.

Appendix to Darwin's Origin of Species



Essay, Drollery


Physiognomy, Evolution, Race, Exploration

    Notes the observation made by 'several scientific observers' that 'the physiognomy of the American of the United States is beginning to exhibit a resemblance to that of the Red Indian', a development signified by the Confederate army's 'barbarous act' of sinking a stone fleet at Charleston Harbour (Fort Sumter). Anticipates that Thomas B Macaulay's 'New Zealander' would find New York inhabited by Americans who have descended to the America Indian 'level of humanity'.

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