Sea squirt fabric bookmark greetings card: a blank greetings card featuring a detachable sea squirt 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 sea squirts (Ascidiae, now known as Ascidiacea) 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 sea squirt 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 sea squirt design bookmark is loosely stitched to the front to allow easy removal.
The sea squirt 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 Sea squirt 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 sea squirt 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 sea squirt (Ascidiae, now known as Ascidiacea). It includes:
- Cynthia melocactus, now known as Boltenia echinata
- Molgula tubulosa, now known as Eugyra arenosa
- Fragarium elegans, now known as Aplidium elegans
- Polyclinum constellatum
- Synoecum turgens
- Botryllus polycyclus, now known as Botryllus schlosseri
- Botryllus rubigo, now known as Botryllus schlosseri
- Botryllus Marionis, now known as Botryllus schlosseri
- Botryllus helleborus, now known as Botryllus schlosseri
- Polycyclus cyaneus, now known as Botryllus schlosseri
- Botrylloides purpureus, now known as Botrylloides leachii