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Image number: RS.9847
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‘Actiniae’ [sea anemones]

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

Fifteen figures of sea anemones set within an underwater seascape.

Figure 1 Heliactis bellis. Figure 2 Mesacmaea stelata. Figure 3 Aiptasia conchii. Figure 4 Cylista impatiens. Figure 5 Bunodes thallia. Figure 6 Metridium praetextum. Figure 7 Heliactus troglodytes. Figure 8 Anthea cereus. Figure 9 Aiptasia undata. Figure 10 Aiptasia diaphana. Figure 11 Bunodes monilifera. Figure 12 Corynactis viridis. Figure 13 Metridium concinnatum. Figure 14 Sagartia chrysosplenium. Figure 15 Actinoloba dianthus. Plate 49 from the book Kunstformen der natur by Ernst Haeckel (Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographische Institut, 1899-1904).

Associated place

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