Saturday, December 21, 2013

An Otherworldly Victorian Christmas


~ Victorian Era Christmas Cards by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel

"Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (February 16, 1834 – August 9, 1919) was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, stem cell, and the kingdom Protista." ~Wikipedia