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Clockwork invertebrate series. Cut. Ink. Print. First proof, woodcut of clockwork jellyfish by Katharine Owens.

Inspiration for jellyfish imagery from the woodblock Cyanea artica, Figure 44, from the book Seaside Studies in Natural History by Elizabeth C. Agassiz and Alexander Agassiz. Boston: James R. Osgood and Co. Publication 1871. 

Find the book at the fabulous Biodiversity Heritage Library http://biodiversitylibrary.org/ in the collection Notable Women in Natural History.