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In addition to describing and naming thousands of new species the German biologist and philosopher Ernst Haeckel was behind some of history's most impressive meetings of science and art. Dr Mario A. Di Gregorio explores Haeckel’s unique idea of “monism” which lies behind the mesmerising illustrations of his most famous work, Kunstformen Der Natur.

Article on website about humming birds. Humming Birds: A color plate illustration from Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur, showing a variety of hummingbirds. From top to bottom: ruby-thr.

1930 Edible and Poisonous French Mushrooms

French Color Chart 1930 Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms Nouveau Petit Larousse. I have that book- all ready to be turned into wallpaper.

ernst haeckel print

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

1895    From  	The Royal Natural History - Richard Lydekker    Type  Chromolithograph on ebay

An illustration of various Pulmonata (and one predator arthropod in the lower right), an informal group of snails and slugs characterized by the ability to breathe air, by virtue of having a pallial lung instead of a gill, or gills