Gamochonia. - Trichterkraken. Book illustration from Library of Congress
Illustration shows octopuses.
Lithograph by Adolf Giltsch after sketch by Ernst Haeckel.
Illus. in: Kunstformen der Natur. Von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel. Hundert Illustrationstafeln mit beschreibendem Text, allgemeine Erläuterung und systematische Übersicht. Leipzig und Wien : Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1904, tafel 54, Octopus.
Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1834 – 1919), German zoologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, marine biologist, and artist who promoted and popularized Charles Darwin's work, was born on 16 February 1834, in Potsdam (then part of the Kingdom of Prussia). The published artwork of Haeckel includes over 100 detailed, multi-color illustrations of animals and sea creatures, collected in his Kunstformen der Natur ("Art Forms of Nature").