Review of Reviews,  4 (1891), 500.

"Darwinism in the Nursery". Curious Experiments with Babies




Publications abstracted:

Louis Robinson Nineteenth Century


Experiment, Darwinism, Human Species, Descent, Periodicals, Photography

    Reports on the series of experiments which this 'ingenious doctor' has conducted upon children of less than a month old. The children's remarkable ability to 'hang by the hand to a bar', in which they resemble 'little apes [...] clinging to their mothers', gives strong support to the 'Darwinian theory of our Simian origin'. Also notes critically that 'Mr. Knowles has not yet developed sufficient enterprise to enable him to publish Dr. Robinson's photographs'.

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