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Map, Cleveland, Yorkshire and Kirkdale Cave

Date

1822

Artist

Possibly by William Buckland

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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.

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Location

Kirkdale Cave, Cleveland, England

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