Box fish fabric wall hanging, artwork by Ernst Haeckel. Beautiful print of 1904 scientific illustration of a selection of Ostraciontes (Box fish). Would make a wonderful, unusual gift for an angler, scientist or anybody with a curious mind.
More about the Box fish fabric wall hanging
The Box fish fabric wall hanging is printed on 100% organic cotton (half panama weave). Unbleached and without optic whiteners, natural colour with flecks throughout. Print size is approximately 67cm x 88cm (26.5″ x 34.5″); hanging poles are 73cm wide (28.5″). There may be small variations as each wall-hanging is individually made. Supplied ready to hang with hardwood poles and waxed cotton cord.
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More about the image
The beautiful fish illustration on the Box fish fabric wall hanging is by the German zoologist Ernst Haeckel, and is taken from his 1904 book, Kunstformen der Natur. He is best known for his illustrations of aquatic life, although in this book, he covered all sorts of life forms including spiders, plants and birds.
This illustration shows different views of various types of Box Fish (Ostraciontes). It includes:
- 5 views of the horned cowfish (Lactoria cornuta)
- 3 views of the scrawled cowfish (Acanthostracion quadricornis)
- 1 view of the striped cowfish (Aracana aurita)
- 1 view of the humpback turretfish (Tetrosomus gibbosus)