Title: Immense catafalque et triste tombeau, d’une partie des braves habitans de la vallée d’Arth (‘Huge catafalque and sad tomb of some of the brave inhabitants of the Arth valley’)
Creator: A Giradet
Description: The print shows the aftermath of the landslide from the mountain of Rossberg [now known as Wildspitz], Switzerland, which destroyed the village of Goldau, killing nearly 500 people on 2 September 1806.
The image was presented to the Geological Society by Walter Calverley Trevelyan.
Archive reference: LDGSL/519
Image reference: 02-05
Recommended print size: Up to 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30cm)