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Reference numberPT/73/9/14
LevelItem
TitlePainting and drawings, Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire, by William Buckland, William Salmond and Thomas Webster
Date1822
DescriptionPlate 16 from the paper "Account of an assemblage of fossil teeth and bones of elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, 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. Several artworks and captions pasted onto one backing sheet. Contains: a view of the entrance to Kirkdale Cave, with the pencil inscription "a slight etching will do" (figure 1); a line-drawn section through the cave, apparently pasted over an original ink wash illustration (figure 2); and a plan of the cave extended and with a pasted-on caption commencing "Plan of the Cave drawn and measured by W.Salmond Esq". The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.
Extent1 item
FormatInk and ink wash
Physical descriptionOn paper
Dimensions285x210mm., [irregular]
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8154Buckland; William (1784 - 1856); Dean of Westminster and geologist1784 - 1856
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