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Origins Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 179 pictures in our Origins collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


1894 Haeckel Pithecanthropus ape man crop Featured Print

1894 Haeckel Pithecanthropus ape man crop

Pithecanthropus europeaus alalus (european speechless ape-man) by Gabriel Max, 1894, reproduced as Photogravure Plate 29 in Ernst Haeckel "Naturliche Schopfungs-Geschichte" (Natural History of Creation), Druck und Verlag, Berlin 1898. This painting was presented to Haeckel on his 60th birthday to celebrate his naming (without any fossil evidence!) a 'theoretical' missing link between man and ape "Pithecanthropus alalus". The painting was purely hypothetical as no hominids were yet discovered. Some report it was originally commissioned by Haeckel's enemy Virchow to make fun of him - but if so, it mis-fired as the picture reified the concept. At around the same time, one of Haeckel's students, Eugene Dubois, found the first fossil Homo erectus specimens and gave the new species the name Pithecanthropus erectus honouring Haeckels' speculative ape man.

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African ethnicity chromolithograph 1895 Featured Print

African ethnicity chromolithograph 1895

Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

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658684598, Africa, African, African Ethnicity, Antique, Bereber, Chromolithograph, Color Image, Congo, Congolese, Descents, Engraving, Ethnic, Ethnicity, Gabon, Horizontal, Illustration, Madagascar, Madgascar, Morocco, Niger, Nubian, Old, Origins, Paper, Tunisia, Usa, Zanzibar, Zulu

Illustration of solar system at its start, as a rotating disc of gas and dust Featured Print

Illustration of solar system at its start, as a rotating disc of gas and dust

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112707192, Arrow Sign, Arrow Symbol, Beginnings, Circle, Color Image, Horizontal, Illustration, Motion, No People, Origins, Rotating, Solar System, Space, Studio Shot, Sun, Swirl, The Universe, Turning, Watercolor Painting, Watercolour Painting, White Background