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By J. S. Weiner

For many years the continues to be of fossils present in Piltdown, England have been believed to come back from a "missing link," a creature with a human skull and an ape's jaw. Dr. Weiner indicates how he chanced on the reality approximately those is still, and went directly to disclose one of many world's maximum medical frauds.

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16-9, London, Methuen). 14 THE PILTDOWN FORGERY three. Elliot Smith, G. , 1912, handle to part H, British organization, Dundee. four. Keith, A. , 1925, The Antiquity of guy, second ed. , p. 667, London, Williams and Norgate. five. Duckworth, W. L. H. , in dialogue to Dawson and Woodward, 1913, op. cit. , p. 149. 6. Sollas, W. J. , 1924, historic Hunters, third ed. , London, Macmillan. 7. Elliot Smith, G. , Appendix to Dawson and Woodward, 1913, op. cit. , p. 147. eight. Waterston, D. , in dialogue to Dawson and Woodward, 1913, op. cit. , p. one hundred fifty. nine. Woodward, A. S. , 1915, consultant to the Fossil continues to be of guy, British Museum (Natural History), p. 20. 10. Dawson, C, 1915, The Piltdown Skull', The Hastings and East Sussex Naturalist, 2, p. 182. eleven. Underwood, A. S. , 1913, The Piltdown Skull', Brit. J. Dent. Set. , fifty six, pp. 650-2. 12. Keith, A. , op. cit. , p. 684. thirteen. Miller, G. S. , 1915, The Jaw of Piltdown Man', Smiths. Misc. Coll. , sixty five, pp. 1-31. 14. Woodward, A. S. , 1917, 'Fourth word at the Piltdown gravel with facts of a moment cranium of Eoanthropus dawsom, Quart. J. Geol Soc. , seventy three, p. nine. 15. Miller, G. S. , 1918, The Piltdown Jaw', Amer. J. Phys. Anthrop. , 1, pp. 25-52. sixteen. Woodward, A. S. , op. cit. , pp. 1-7. 17. Boule, M. , 1923, Les Hommes Fossiles, 2d ed. , pp. 158-76, Paris, Masson et Cie. 18. Osborn, H. E, 1927, guy Rises to Parnassus, pp. 45-74, London, Oxford Univ. Press. 19. Keith, A. , 1950, An Autobiography, pp. 324-5, London, Watts. 20. Painted by means of John Cooke, R. A. , and awarded to the Geological Society in 1924, through Dr. C. T. Trechmann, EG. S. 21. Woodward, A. S. , 1948, The Earliest Englishman, pp. 12-13, London, Watts. A DARWINIAN PREDICTION 15 22. Toombs, H. A. , 1952, 'A New part within the Piltdown gravel', The South-Eastern Naturalist and Antiquary, sixty seven, pp. 31-3. 23. through Mr. Toombs, Dr. Oakley, and Mr. Rixon. 2 An deadlock had acquired frequent acceptance, yet died too D awson quickly to take delivery of any unique award from a systematic physique. 20 years later his success used to be venerated by way of the erection of a memorial stone on the website of the gravel pit at Barkham Manor. Sir Arthur Smith Woodward had taken the initiative during this and borne so much, if now not all, of the rate. the disclosing was once performed, at his request, by way of his outdated good friend Sir Arthur Keith on the well-attended rite on 22 July 1938. Keith gave a short yet eloquent oration. He dwelt at the great success of the keen-sighted novice Dawson, an fulfillment which he likened within the historical past of discovery to that of the French lock-keeper, Boucher de Perthes—the first guy, three-quarters of a century in the past, to acknowledge truly the human workmanship of the Ice Age flint hand-axes of the Somme. the invention at Piltdown ranked worthily, too, with that of Neanderthal guy stumbled on in 1857, the 1st recognized of all fossil males. those discoveries had encountered super competition earlier than popularity used to be gained. The claims of Perthes had introduced incredulity and set the clinical international a momentous challenge, and basically after years of stormy argument have been those claims conceded; the invention of Neanderthal guy likewise introduced confrontation and controversy.

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