RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 'Paget says he has been observing Blushing' (3.1868) CUL-DAR195.1.2 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. (Darwin Online,

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March. 10 / 68/

Paget1 says he has been observing Blushing & has never seen it extend beyond face & neck — & has had excellent opportunities with quite well curved spines — but he has seen irregular blotches on the chest. —

See Burgess2 in Albino or [Torph] & Crichton Browne3

1 Paget 1853.

2 Burgess 1839.

3 James Crichton-Browne (1840–1938), Scottish physician and psychologist and medical director, West Riding Asylum, Wakefield.

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