The Geological Society’s Picture Library

Welcome to the Geological Society’s Picture Library. Purchase high-quality prints of images from our historical collections.

Whether it is Mount Vesuvius erupting in 1794, the fossil discoveries of Mary Anning, the works of William Smith or even the world’s largest pearl; these pages contain just a glimpse found in the Geological Society’s Library collections which cover all aspects of Earth sciences.

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Please Note: The last day for guaranteed delivery prior to Christmas is 18 December for UK orders and 11 December for overseas orders.