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PHOTOS: Microscopic Life Drawings Still Dazzle 100 Years Later

PHOTOS: Microscopic Life Drawings Still Dazzle 100 Years Later

Discomedusae from Kunstformen der Natur (Art Forms in Nature) a book of lithographic and halftone prints by German biologist Ernst Haeckel.

Lamarck - Sea Urchins (detail 1) Jean Baptiste (Pierre Antoine) de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck [1744-1829], Echinus 136—Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des Trois Regnes de la Nature, Paris 1791-1798. From the pattern library of WikiMechanics.org. Photograph by D Dunlop.

indigodreams: adventures-of-the-blackgang: Lamarck - Sea Urchins (detail) Jean Baptiste (Pierre Antoine) de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck

Ernst Haeckel. Siphonophorae. Plaat 17 uit Kunstformen der Natur.

Haeckel Siphonophorae - Kunstformen der Natur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Plate 16 'Narcomedusae' from "Kunstformen der Natur" (1899-1904) by German naturalist & artist Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919). via caliban

Plate 16 'Narcomedusae' from "Kunstformen der Natur" by German naturalist & artist Ernst Haeckel via caliban

Das Hessische Landesmuseum zeigt, wie der Zoologe Ernst Haeckel um 1900 die Gestalt von Pflanzen, Tieren und Gesteinen in einer Zeichenmappe festhielt.

Example from the Family Trochilidae, 'Kunstformen der Natur', 1899 by Ernst Haeckel Framed Painting Print

Natural Histories: 500 Years of Rare Science Illustrations

ontheborderland:‘Asteroidea’ from Ernst Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur, 1904 “ (Image via Wikimedia) ”

rhamphotheca:  octopoda: Squids and Octopus - 2 Sided 1972 Encyclopedia Book Plate (via mysunshinevintage on Etsy.)

rhamphotheca: octopoda: Squids and Octopus - 2 Sided 1972 Encyclopedia Book Plate (via mysunshinevintage on Etsy.

Probabilmente sono così semplici che neanche loro hanno cognizione di appartenere al "regno animale"

rhamphotheca: “ Calcareous Sponges - Plate 5 from Ernst Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur “Calcispongiae”, now called Calcarea, is a class of about 400 marine sponges that are found mostly in shallow.

Ernst Haeckel

These early 20th century nature drawings are like a bad acid trip