Punch,  54 (1868), [vi]–[vii].

This Genealogical Picture of Mr. Punch's Forefathers (and Fore-Mothers), in Direct Line from 1066 to 1868, Illustrating the Gradual Triumph of Mind over Matter through Natural Selection, &c., &c., is Respectfully Dedicated to Mr. Darwin

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Illustration, Drollery

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Evolution, Human Development, Darwinism, Gender

    Shows a long procession of male and female ancestors of Mr Punch. The figures are dressed in the costumes of their period, from 1066 to 1868. All the male ancestors are drawn with hooked noses to indicate the long ancestry of this prominent feature on Mr Punch's face.

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