Carp Zoological Poster


SKU: HD-PO0050

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Carp Zoological Poster - Cyprinus carpio

The Science:

Originally native to Europe and Asia, the Common Carp has now been introduced widely around the world, sometimes as a food source, sometimes as an ornamental fish (such as Koi), and often as an invasive species. The ancient Romans and Chinese both raised Carp, and it is still the most farmed fish in the world. Shown is the Common Carp itself as well as anatomical details of the organs and skeleton. This is one of a wonderful series of Scientific German Educational Charts, created in the 1950s and 60s and still produced by the original printer, internationally recognized for producing educational science charts since 1929. These charts are issued today using the original film and same methods as the first printing. They are printed without inscription for both classroom study and decorative purposes, with special attention paid to botanical detail and scientific accuracy.

The Story:

Mounted on linen canvas stretched on wooden rods for display, each measures 44.5 inches tall by 32.25 inches wide (85 cm x 120 cm), and comes with a nylon cord strung through the top wooden rod for easy hanging. Each comes securely rolled and will be shipped to you in a sturdy mailing tube. These lovely botanical posters are large, colorful and impressive pieces of science decor. Add a touch of vintage classroom style to your home today!


SKU: HD-PO0050
Dimensions: 36"W x 46.5"H
Scientific Name: Cyprinus carpio
Origin: Germany
Material: Linen backed canvas
Shipping Restrictions: None.