Glass Sponges. Decorative Chromo lithograph from 1898.Glass Sponges. Decorative Chromo lithograph from 1898.

1898: Monochrome chromolithograph, 6,1 x 9,8 inches, depicting 5 kinds of Hexactinellid ( so called glass sponges).

Very good graphic with fine details. Fine condition.

Published by F. A. Brockhaus Geographic- Artistic Institut Leipzig.

Hexactinellid sponges are sponges with a skeleton made of four- and/or six-pointed silaceous spicules, often referred to as glass sponges. They are usually classified along with other sponges in the phylum Porifera, but some researchers consider them sufficiently distinct to deserve their own phylum, Symplasma.

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Glass Sponges. Decorative Chromo lithograph from 1898.

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