Jellyfish Siphonophora Haeckel Naturalist Lithograph Print Natural History Jelly Fish Oceanography Victorian Scientific Lithograph To Frame

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This fascinating oceanography lithograph of beautiful multicolored Siphonophora Jellyfish is from 1998, reproducing the very early engravings taken from nature by Ernst Haeckel himself; originally printed in the Victorian Era in Leipzig, Germany.

Siphonophorae or Siphonophora, the siphonophores, are an order of the Hydrozoa, a class of marine invertebrates belonging to the phylum Cnidaria. They are colonial, but the colonies can superficially resemble jellyfish; although they appear to be a single organism, each specimen is actually a colony of Siphonophora.

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel 1834 –1919 was an eminent German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, stem cell, and the kingdom Protista.
Haeckel promoted and popularized Charles Darwin's work in Germany and developed the controversial recapitulation theory ("ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny") claiming that an individual organism's biological development, or ontogeny, parallels and summarizes its species' evolutionary development, or phylogeny.

The published artwork of Haeckel; 'Kunstformen der Natur' includes over 100 detailed, multi-colour illustrations of animals and sea creatures. Ernst truly was an international superstar in his day!

'Siphonophora' is printed on both sides on heavy quality satin finish card-paper stock. It measures a generous 9.25" x 12.25" overall with one inch snowy white borders all around. It's in excellent condition; no tears, folds, creases or marks... a fabulous print perfect for framing.
There's another equally fascinationg illustration of beautiful Discomedusae jellies printed in slate blue and white on the reverse side. You may have a bit of trouble deciding which of these lovely prints to frame first. I'll leave that choice up to you.

Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful natural history prints are simply spectacular. (Please note that the matted and framed examples in the last two photos are just to show how this might look when it's framed. Your print will come to you unmatted and unframed.)

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