image kunstformen_99
Image number: RS.9859
Credit: © The Royal Society
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‘Trochilidae’ [humming birds]

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

Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Twelve figures of humming birds within a landscape of plants and with details of nests and egg clutches.

Figures 1 Trochilus colubris. Figure 2 Heliactinus cornutus. Figure 3 Topaza pella. Figure 4 Lophornis ornate. Figure 5 Sparganura sappho. Figures 6 Docimastes ensifor. Figure 7 Eutroxeres condamini. Figure 8 Lophornis gouldii. Figure 9 Ornismya petasphora. Figure 10 Augastes lumachellus. Figure 11 Hylocharis stokesii. Figure 12 Steganura underwoodi. Plate 99 from the book Kunstformen der natur by Ernst Haeckel (Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographische Institut, 1899-1904).

Associated place

<The World>
   > Europe
      > Germany