This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Louis Agassiz, American-Swiss naturalist

Louis Agassiz, American-Swiss naturalist

H401/0169

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

SCIENCE, INDUSTRY & BUSINESS LIBRARY / NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SCIENCE, INDUSTRY & BUSINESS LIBRARY / NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Jean Louis Rudolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), American- Swiss naturalist and palaeontologist. Agassiz was born and worked in Switzerland until 1846, when he left for the USA. He produced a catalogue of fossil fish from Brazil in 1829, and completed an extensive history of European fish in 1842. In 1843 he wrote a pioneering five-volume work on fossil fish. Outside the field of ichthyology, he was the first to propose the idea of Ice Ages. His research on glaciers led him to conclude that ice sheets advanced and retreated over Europe and North America. He was also a leading critic of Darwin's evolution theories.

Release details

Model release not available. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}