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    Map of Cleveland, Yorkshire and Kirkdale Cave

    Date
    1822
    Creator
    William Buckland (1784 - 1856, British) , Dean of Westminster, Geologist
    Object type
    map
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (map): 232mm
    width (map): 210mm
    Subject
    Description
    Plate 15 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. Printed map overpainted to show basic geology, additional place-names, and the location of Kirkdale Cave. Inscribed top right "Map of the country around Kirkdale to illustrate Professor Buckland's paper" with a key to rock types illustrated using colour. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.
    Object history
    An illustration produced for publication in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.8720
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