Вот и Гиббону досталось...

"However, the application of this method to the evolution of technical objects is of relatively recent date. It is modeled after the popular imagery of Darwinian theory, as exemplified in the famous frontispiece of Thomas H. Huxley’s Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature (1863) that staged a row of gradually erected skeletons leading from the Gibbon and the chimpanzee to homo sapiens"

И в чем провинился скелет историка 18-го века :)))