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Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Topsell’s History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents (1658)

- February 25, 2016 in bestiary, edward topsell, zoology

Totalling more than 1000 pages this brilliantly illustrated treatise on zoology, explores ancient and fantastic legends about existing animals, as well as those at the more mythic end of the spectrum, including the Hydra, Lamia, and Mantichora.

Topsell’s History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents (1658)

- February 25, 2016 in bestiary, edward topsell, zoology

Totalling more than 1000 pages this brilliantly illustrated treatise on zoology, explores ancient and fantastic legends about existing animals, as well as those at the more mythic end of the spectrum, including the Hydra, Lamia, and Mantichora.