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Oxford Inscriptions: University Museum


University Museum inscribed stone

ON

30 JUNE

1860

THOMAS

HENRY

HUXLEY,

SAMUEL

WILBERFORCE

AND OTHERS

DEBATED

CHARLES

DARWIN’S

ORIGIN

OF SPECIES

IN THE

MUSEUM

1860–2010

This stone marks the 150th anniversary of Thomas Huxley’s debate with Bishop Samuel Wilberforce at the University Museum. It was designed by 15-year-old Poppy Simonson from St Helen and St. Katharine School.

Below: the other three sides

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Wikipedia: Thomas Henry Huxley and Samuel Wilberforce

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013