Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
English men of science: their nature and nurture
Person:
Galton, Francis
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/image/lit26698/71/
CO ENGLISH MEN OF SCIENCE. [chap. 
administration in India ; (2) Henry Strachey, 
Thibetan explorer, gold medallist of the 
Eoyal Geographical Society; (3) Major-General 
Richard Strachey, R.E., F.R.S., active adminis¬ 
trator of Indian engineering work ; physical 
geographer. 
Taylors of Ongar.—Numerous members of 
this family have shown a curious combination of 
restless literary talent, artistic taste, evangelical 
disposition, and mechanical aptitudes. There is 
an interesting work published upon it, called 
“The Family Pen,” by the Rev. Isaac Taylor, 
1867 (see below in the “fourth generation”), 
which contains a list of 90 publications by 10 
different members of the family, up to that time ; 
and there have been more publications, and at 
least one new writer, since. 
First generation.—Isaac Taylor came to 
London with an artist’s ambition, and ended 
by being a reputable engraver. He acted for 
many years as secretary to the Incorporated 
Society of Artists of Great Britain, which was 
the forerunner of the Royal Academy. All the
        

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