'Ferrum caeruleum' James Sowerby
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Two specimens of iron ore, here termed 'azure iron ore'. Plate 10 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 the mineral shown in the upper figure was found at Blackwall or the Isle of Dogs in Middlesex. The lower specimen came from near Kennington or Lambeth in Surrey. The plate is inscribed: "Jany 1 1803. Published by Jas. Sowerby, London."
Original: engraving. 1803
- Image reference: RS-10538
- The Royal Society
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