Antique Print-CRAB-LOBSTER-SPIDER-SCORPION-SHRIMP-Pl. XXI-Oken-Schillinger-1833



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Lithograph on a vellin type paper. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 34 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 30 x 24 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 13.4 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 11.8 x 9.4 inch.

Plate XXI: ‘Krebse & Spinnen.’ (Crabs, lobsters and spiders). This plate shows various animals. Blattkrebs/Rock Lobster (Phyllosoma commune), Goger/Mantis Shrimp (Squilla mantis), Gei�elkrebs/Mysis Shrimp (Mysis oculata), Garnele/True Shrimp (Crangon vulgaris), Flu�krebs/Crayfish (Astacus fluviatilis), Einsiedlerkrebs/Common Hermit Crab (Pagurus bernhardus), Seekrabbe/European Green Crab (Portunus maenas) Milben, Zecken/Mites, Ticks: Schmarotzermilbe/Parasite Mite (Astoma parasitica), Insektenmilbe/Insect Mite (Leptus insectorum), Amerikanische Zecke/American Tick (Ixodes americanus), Taubenzecke/Dove Tick (Argas marginatus), Persische Zecke/Persian Tick (Aearus persicus), K�smilbe/Cheese Mite (Acarus casei), Kr�tzmilbe/Itch Mite (Acarus scabiei), B�chermilbe/Predatory Mite (Cheyletus eruditus), K�fermilbe/Beetle Mite (Gamasus coleoptratorum), Erdmilbe/Red Velvet Mite (Trombidium holosericum), Wassermilbe/Water Mite (Hydrachna aquatica) Spinnen/Spiders: Weberknecht/Harvestman (Phalangium opilio), Walzenspinne/Solifugae (Solpuga araneoides), Spinne/Common Spider (Aranea sp.) Skorpione/Scorpions: B�cherskorpion/Book Scorpion (Chelifer cancroides), Gei�elskorpion/Whip Scorpion (Phrynus reniformis), Fadenskorpion (Thelyphonus caudatus), Skorpion/Europaean Scorpion (Scorpio europaeus). This old antique print originates from: ‘Abbildungen zu Oken’s allgemeiner Naturgeschichte fur alle Stande’, published by Hoffmann’sche Verlags-Buchhandlung in Stuttgart, Germany 1833 – 1841.Artists and Engravers: Lorenz Oken (1779-1851), was a German transcendental naturalist, philosopher & physician. Born Okenfuss, the son of a farmer, he simplified his name to Oken while at medical school in Freiburg, Bavaria. Oken was a prolific & vocal writer, lecturer and theorist, publishing many philosophical treatises during his life. His masterpiece and lasting legacy to the world is the 13-volume ‘Naturgeschichte fur alle Stande’ (Natural History for all Social Ranks), first published between 1833 and 1841. This plate by S. Schillinger after C. Kull.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Please study scan carefully.


(PCO) A193-33

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Dimensions 1 cm


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