Image: Ernst Haeckel, Adolf Giltsch
Aurelia. / Discomedusae. – Scheibenquallen.
Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch
Plate 98 from Kunstformen der Natur. Discomedusae: Subclass of Scyphozoa (jellyfish)
After his death, Ernst Haeckel wrote an obituary where he emphasised the tight relation of scientific research and artistic illustration as well as the value of craftsmanship. See here: Obituary of Adolf Giltsch by Ernst Haeckel