Title: ‘View of the comparative heights of volcanic mountains

Creator: Engraved by J & J Neele for Charles Daubeny (1795-1867)

Description: Print showing a comparative view of heights of the world’s different volcanoes, detail of a larger print, ‘A Tabular View of Volcanic Phaenomena comprising a list of the Burning Mountains that have been noticed at any time since the commencement of Historical records or which appear to have existed at antecedent periods together with dates of their respective eruptions and of the principal earthquakes connected with them by Charles Daubeny, MD, FRS, Professor of Chemistry in the University of Oxford, intended as a companion to the Description of active and ancient Volcanos [sic] lately published by the same author’, published by J Vincent, Oxford & William Phillips, London, [1827].

The publication referred to above is: Daubeny, C, ‘A description of active and extinct volcanos; with remarks on their origin, their chemical phaenomena, and the character of their products, as determined by the condition of the earth during the period of their formation. Being the substance of some lectures delivered before the University of Oxford, with much additional matter’, London: William Phillips, (1826).

Date: [1827]

Format: Hand coloured engraving

Archive reference: LDGSL/505

Image reference: 02-28B

Original size: 100 x 66cm

Recommended print size: Up to 100 x 70cm (40in x 27in)

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