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What was the life of a nineteenth-century collector really like? Find out how Wallace survived a sinking ship, trekked through the rainforest, and made an epic journey across the Malay Archipelago.

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Wallace Letters Online

Letter to Alfred Russel Wallace from the Royal Society, about his Darwin Medal award

Explore over 3,800 letters written and received by Alfred Russel Wallace, including iconic correspondence with Charles Darwin.

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