Title: Long section showing limestone strata around Bristol

Creator: George Cumberland (1754-1848)

Description: One of two drawings given to the Society on 6 November 1812 accompanying a communication by Cumberland ‘relative to the limestone strata in the neighbourhood of Bristol’.

The caption reads: “From hence there is a good opportunity afforded to take the inclination of the surface which is so small an angle that I will not give it without careful measuring – The general Dip is as near as possible at an angle of 45 degrees.”

Date: [1812]

Format: Watercolour

Archive reference: LDGSL/492/2

Image reference: 05-120

Recommended print size: Up to 100 x 70cm (40in x 27in) [Note: as the section is narrow, there will be a significant white space on the final print]


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