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Human Forms in Nature: Ernst Haeckel’s Trip to South Asia and Its Aftermath

Wednesday 13 September 2017 at 12:57

An early promoter and populariser of Darwin’s evolutionary theory, the German biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel was a hugely influential figure of the late 19th century. Bernd Brunner looks at how a trip to Sri Lanka sowed the seeds for not only Haeckel’s majestic illustrations from his Art Forms in Nature, for which he is […]