image lydekker r_royal natural history_v6_p537
Image number: RS.10852
Credit: © The Royal Society

‘Glass sponges’

Date

c.1896

Creator - Organisation

After

Etzold (active late 19th century), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 225mm
width (print): 165mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine biological study of varieties of hexactinellid sponges known as glass sponges.

Plate facing p.537 in the book The royal natural history edited by Richard Lydekker...vol.6 (Frederick Warne, London 1896).

Signed by the artist lower left ‘Dr.Etzold comp’. Title appears below the image: ‘GLASS SPONGES’.

Richard Lydekker (1849-1915) British naturalist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1894.

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