Charles Darwin
Darwin visit the Falkland Islands in 1833 and 1834 with Fitzroy on HMS Beagle
Darwin portrait
Darwin portrait
Charles Darwin as a young man
£ 35
Darwin portrait
Charles Darwin as a young man
Darwin was 24 when he visited the Falkland Islands with Captain Fitzroy aboard HMS Beagle. This limited edition print with Darwin stamps attached and date cancelled first day of issue. A real collectors item.
£ 35
HMS Beagle
HMS Beagle
HMS BEAGLE
£ 15
HMS Beagle
HMS BEAGLE
The Beagle under Captain Robert Fitzroy entered Berkeley Sound on March 1st 1833. While the ship undertook surveys of the Islands Darwin was free to explore the East Falklands.
£ 15
Magellanic Penguins
Magellanic Penguins
Jackass Penguins in Berkeley Sound
£ 15
Magellanic Penguins
Jackass Penguins in Berkeley Sound
Darwin described the Magellanic Penguin in his field notebooks. He wrote " this bird is commonly called the jackass penguin, from it's habit, while on shore, of throwing it's head backwards, and making a loud noise, very like the braying of an ass ".
£ 15
Warrah
Warrah
The Warrah or Antarctic Fox
£ 15
Warrah
The Warrah or Antarctic Fox
Darwin noted how widespread, common and tame the Warrah was in the Falklands. He predicted it's demise when the Islands became more inhabited by farmers. Significant parts of a warrah skeleton have recently been found near the site of the last known siting at Shallow Bay in 1876.
£ 15
Logger Duck
Logger Duck
Flightless Steamer or Logger Duck
£ 15
Logger Duck
Flightless Steamer or Logger Duck
Darwin wrote in his scientific journal : These clumsy, logger headed ducks make such a noise and splashing that the effect is exceedingly curious ..... The head is so strong that I have scarcely been able to fracture it with my geological hammer ".
£ 15
Portrait
Portrait
Portrait of Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle.
£ 15
Portrait
Portrait of Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle.
Darwin as a young adventurer on his five year voyage of discovery. This is one of a series of prints by local artist Sonia Felton to celebrate Darwin's 200th anniversary.
£ 15
Darwin's Beetle
Darwin's Beetle
Charles Darwin's Black Beetle
£ 15
Darwin's Beetle
Charles Darwin's Black Beetle
Lissopterus Quadrinostatus
£ 15
Darwin and Gauchos
Darwin and Gauchos
Darwin and Gaucho's
£ 15
Darwin and Gauchos
Darwin and Gaucho's
Darwin travelled on horseback across the Wickham Heights and camped in a valley near the present settlement of Darwin.
£ 15
Port Louis covers
Port Louis covers
Port Louis 1833 - 2008
£ 12.50
Port Louis covers
Port Louis 1833 - 2008
175th Anniversary of British Administration in the Falkland Islands. Stamps and sheetlet : Three Royal Marines and Captain Onslow Raising the Flag at Port Louis.
£ 12.50
Warrah cover
Warrah cover
Warrah Limited Edition Cover
£ 15
Warrah cover
Warrah Limited Edition Cover
Limited Edition Cover featuring the Warrah and raising the flag at Port Louis, date cancelled 12 February 2009.
£ 15
The Victorian Age
The Victorian Age
The Victorian Age
£ 12.50
The Victorian Age
The Victorian Age
Charles Darwin 1809 - 1887 The Theory of Evolution Crown Isle of Man Beagle stamp and Gibraltar coin
£ 12.50