Image of the title page: Mental evolution in man : origin of human faculty / by George John Romanes. London : Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1888. Image includes unfolded frontispiece on facing page. Frontispiece has 5 columns: 1. Products of emotional development 2. Emotion, will, intellect 3. Products of intellectual development 4. The psychological scale 5. Psycogenesis of man. After Darwin, the evolutionary "tree of life" became a widely used visual metaphor. Here, Romanes uses a tree-like diagram to argue for the evolution of mental functions.
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Exhibited: "Rewriting the book of nature"
Rewriting the book of nature and Is part of: Mental evolution in man; See related catalog record: 0344546