Rock face at Oreston William Clift
Product images of Rock face at Oreston
Rock face at Oreston
Plate 7 from the paper "On some fossil bones discovered in caverns in the limestone quarries of Oreston...", by Joseph Whidbey with the supplementary paper "A description of the fossil bones found in the caverns of Oreston...", by William Clift, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.113 (1823), pp.78-90. A painting of the fissured rock face at Oreston quarry, near Plymouth in Devon where fossil teeth and shells were found and what appear to be spoil heaps below it. This was the site of cave excavations for Palaeolithic remains and were visited by William Buckland FRS and other contemporary scientists.
Original: watercolour and ink on paper. 1822
- Image reference: RS-9892
- The Royal Society
More by the artist William Clift.
Explore the collection Geology, crystal and mineral prints and drawings.
We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.