Title: ‘Parallel roads of Glen Roy’

Creator: James Skene (1775-1864)

Description: Drawing of the ‘Parallel roads of Glen Roy’, depicting a series of post-glacial shorelines created at the end of the Pleistocene epoch. This geological feature was extremely popular in the 19th century, with a number of the early geologists theorising as to its cause.

From a series of the earliest drawings, prints and paintings donated to the Society, and collated together in an album entitled ‘Drawings I’.

Date: [c.1809]

Format: Ink wash on paper

Archive reference: LDGSL/400/5

Image reference: 05-81

Recommended print size: Up to 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30cm)

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