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    ‘Discomedusae’ [jellyfish]

    Date
    1899
    Creator
    Adolf Giltsch (1852 - 1911, German) , Lithographer
    After
    Ernst Haeckel (1834 - 1919, German) , Biologist
    Object type
    Library reference
    42553
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 357mm
    width (print): 279mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
    Description
    Four figures of medusa:

    1-2 Desmonema annasethe; 3 Floscula promthea; 4 Chrysaora mediterranea.

    Plate 8 from Kunstformen der natur by Ernst Haeckel (Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographische Institut, 1899-1904).

    Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1834-1919), German zoologist, naturalist and eugenicist, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Germany
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.9843
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