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’.
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)