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Image number: RS.9848
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‘Gamochonia’ [octopus and squid]

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

Five figures of cephalopods.

Figure 1 Chiroteuthis veranyi. Figure 2 Histioteuthis ruppelii. Figure 3 Pinnoctopus cordiformis. Figure 4 Octopus vulgaris. Figure 5 Octopus granulatus. Plate 54 from the book Kunstformen der natur by Ernst Haeckel (Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographische Institut, 1899-1904).

Associated place

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      > Germany