Leonard Jenyns, Darwin’s Lifelong Friend
A Victorian Naturalist and his World
The story of the Victorian naturalist Leonard Jenyns, whose life was closely entwined with that of his lifelong friend, Charles Darwin. Jenyns worked on Darwin’s fish specimens when he returned from the Beagle voyage. With original sketches, and correspondence from the leading naturalists of the day, including Darwin, Hooker, Henslow, Sedgwick and Yarrell.