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 of the range of drawings, prints, maps and book illustrations to be found in the Geological Society’s Library collections which cover all aspects of Earth sciences.

New images will be added regularly, but if you would like to request a particular item which has not yet been included, please contact us at library@geolsoc.org.uk

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