Christina Panholzer

Haeckel Bits and Pieces

Ernst Haeckel is an inspiration to us. In the past, Mediamatic already expressed the admiration with programs around Haeckel as an evolutionary biologist as well as gifted draughtsman and painter. You can read about him here. The visualisations around Haeckel’s work connect scientific research with artistic expression. This mindset is what triggers the “Haeckel-Project” in bringing together all kinds of institutions within the Oosterdok region.  

Haeckel’s iconic illustrations serve as symbols for Expeditie Oosterdok’s mission to raise cultural and scientific collaboration and to push the significance of the Oosterdok-area in Amsterdam.  

As we love to enjoy the full diversity and complexity of Haeckel’s oeuvre, it is also sometimes hard to take in all the details at the same time. We therefore extracted some Haeckel bits and pieces, so the eye can enjoy the pleasure of each item without any disturbance.  

As the weeks will progress, you will also find Haeckel traces around our neighbourhood. So, keep an eye out for the following…    

You can download a selection of Haeckel bits by clicking on the pictures.

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Collosphaera. / Polycyttaria. Vereins-Strahlinge - detail - Plate 51 from Kunstformen der Natur.   Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 51 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Ernst Haeckel (DE)

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Cristatella. / Bryozoa. Moostiere - detail - Plate 23 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 23 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Ernst Haeckel (DE)

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Periphylla. / Peromedusae. Taschenquallen - detail - Plate 38 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 38 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Ernst Haeckel (DE)

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Circogonia. / Phaeodaria. Rohrstrahlinge - detail - Plate 1 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 01 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Ernst Haeckel (DE)

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Ernst Haeckel (DE)

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Heliodiscus / Discoidea. Scheiben / Strahlinge - detail - Plate 11 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 11 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Heliodiscus / Discoidea. Scheiben / Strahlinge - detail - Plate 11 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 11 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Heliodiscus / Discoidea. Scheiben / Strahlinge - detail - Plate 11 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 11 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Pegantha. / Narcomedusae. Spangenquallen - detail - Plate 16 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 16 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Xiphacantha. / Acanthometra. Stachelstrahlinge - detail - Plate 21 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 21 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Xiphacantha. / Acanthometra. Stachelstrahlinge - detail - Plate 21 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 21 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Cristatella. / Bryozoa. Moostiere - detail - Plate 23 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 23 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Carmaris. / Trachomedusae. Kolbenquallen - detail - Plate 26 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 26 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Pediastrum. / Melethallia. Gesellige Algetten - detail - Plate 34 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 34, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Pediastrum. / Melethallia. Gesellige Algetten - detail - Plate 34 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 34, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Pediastrum. / Melethallia. Gesellige Algetten - detail - Plate 34 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 34, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Pediastrum. / Melethallia. Gesellige Algetten - detail - Plate 34 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 34, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Periphylla. / Peromedusae. Taschenquallen - detail - Plate 38 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 38, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Periphylla. / Peromedusae. Taschenquallen - detail - Plate 38 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 38, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Campanulina. / Campanariae. Glockenpolypen - detail - Plate 45 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 45, one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Gemmaria. / Anthomedusae. Blurnenquallen - detail - Plate 46 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 46 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Collosphaera. / Polycyttaria. Vereins-Strahlinge - detail - Plate 51 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 51 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Collosphaera. / Polycyttaria. Vereins-Strahlinge - detail - Plate 51 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 51 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Collosphaera. / Polycyttaria. Vereins-Strahlinge - detail - Plate 51 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 51 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Collosphaera. / Polycyttaria. Vereins-Strahlinge - detail - Plate 51 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 51 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Strobalia. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - detail - Plate 59 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 59 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Marchantia. / Hepaticae. Lebermoose - detail - Plate 82 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 82 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Cynthia. / Ascidiae. - Seescheiden - detail - Plate 85 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 85 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Cynthia. / Ascidiae. - Seescheiden - detail - Plate 85 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 85 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

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Aurelia. / Discomedusae. – Scheibenquallen. - detail - Plate 98 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a detail of plate 98 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.