Calx carbonata James Sowerby

Calx carbonata by James Sowerby

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Calx carbonata

Specimen of marble, here termed 'variegated limestone; or Tirie marble", with figures showing darker crystals and impurities. Tiree is the westernmost of the Inner Hebrides of Argyllshire in Scotland and is where this decorative stone was quarried. Plate 79 from British mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain, by James Sowerby, volume 1 (London, R.Taylor & Co., 1804). The accompanying text states that "This beautiful limestone comes from the hill of Belephetrich in Tirie.. It is said to be a primitive limestone...admired for the white and red, blending and softening into spots, blotches, and undulating striae." The plate is inscribed: "June 1 1804. Published by Jas. Sowerby, London.

Original: engraving. 1804

  • Image reference: RS-10549

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