'Vertical section of the great cave at Gailenreuth' Thomas Webster
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'Vertical section of the great cave at Gailenreuth'
Plate 26 from the paper "Account of an assemblage of fossil teeth and bones of elephant, rhinoceros, hippopatomus, bear, tiger, and hyaena, and sixteen other animals; discovered in a cave at Kirkdale, Yorkshire, in the year 1821: with a comparative view of five similar caverns in various parts of England, and others on the Continent.", by William Buckland, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.112 (1822), pp.171-236. Sectional landscape of levels within the Galienreuth cave complex, near Bamberg, Bavaria [Upper Franconia], Germany: showing explorers using torchlight and a ladder to investigate stalactites and deposits of fossil bones. Not signed, but inscribed lower left in pencil "Is. Basire sc". Watermarked "J Whatman Turkey Mills 1819".
Original: pencil and ink on paper. 1822
- Image reference: RS-8736
- The Royal Society
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