Lithographs of the world under the sea to make you think you’re living inside an aquarium. From Baltic German biologist and explorer Alexander Theodor von Middendorff’s tome “Kopffüsser; Aufzählung und Beschreibung der zur Meersfauna Russlands gehörigen Einschaler” (Enumeration and description of shellfish and marine fauna of Russia).

Plate 1.
Plate 1. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107376792916/alexander-theodor-von-middendorff-kopff%C3%BCsser
Plate 2.
Plate 2. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107369732631/alexander-theodor-von-middendorff-aufz%C3%A4hlung-und
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Plate 3. in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. http://animalia-life.club/other/vintage-jellyfish-illustration.html
Meeresfauna II. Plate 4.
Meeresfauna II. Plate 4. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107369732631/alexander-theodor-von-middendorff-aufz%C3%A4hlung-und