Octopus and squid fabric bookmark greetings card: a blank greetings card featuring a detachable octopus and squid fabric bookmark, artwork by Ernst Haeckel; designed and made in Totnes, Devon by Curiosity Wave. Beautiful print of 1904 scientific illustration of a selection of octopus and squid (Cephalopods) by Ernst Haeckel on heavy weight (255gsm) cotton drill fabric.
An ideal greetings card to give with a book or book voucher.
More about the octopus and squid fabric bookmark greetings card
The card is blank for your own message and is approximately 14.5cm x 10.5cm (6″ x 4″). It is supplied with an envelope and comes in a protective cellophane wrapper. The card image features a selection of bookmarks, and the octopus and squid design bookmark is loosely stitched to the front to allow easy removal.
The octopus and squid fabric bookmark is approximately 14cm x 5cm (5.5″ x 2″). The design wraps around onto both sides, and is sewn double-layered. Have a look at the Octopus and squid fabric bookmark page to see it in more detail, or to buy it separately.
There may be small variations in card and bookmark design and size since they are individually made.
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Bookmark greetings cards are shipped via Royal Mail 1st Class Letter service.
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More about the image
The beautiful illustrations on the octopus and squid fabric bookmark 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 octopus and squid (Gamochonia, now known as Cephalopoda). It includes:
- Chiroteuthis Veranyi, now known as Chiroteuthis veranyi
- Histioteuthis Rüppellii, now known as Histioteuthis bonnellii
- Pinnoctopus cordiformis, now known as Pinnoctopus cordiformis
- Octopus vulgaris, now known as Octopus vulgaris
- Octopus granulatus, now known as Octopus vulgaris