Monday, January 07, 2013

HMS Beagle by Conrad Martens

HMS Beagle at Tierra del Fuego painted by Conrad Martens (1801 - August 21, 1878) . HMS Beagle in the seaways of Tierra del Fuego, painting by Conrad Martens during the voyage of the Beagle (1831-1836), from The Illustrated Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, abridged and illustrated by Richard Leakey ISBN 0-571-14586-8.

January 7, 1835 – HMS Beagle drops anchor off the Chonos Archipelago. January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year.

This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because it's copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF. Works published before 1923 are now in the public domain.

HMS Beagle by Conrad Martens

This image is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case, Conrad Martens (1801 - August 21, 1878), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from the last day of that year. +sookie tex

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