Title: ‘Submarine forest of Stolford on the Severn near Bridgwater’
Creator: Henry Thomas De la Beche (1796-1855)
Description: The caption on the drawing, given to the Society by De la Beche on 20 May 1824, states: ‘Ordinary high tides flow about half way up the shingle bank seen on the right – & spring tides almost to its summit. The detached hill in front is Brent Knoll, the distant range is that of the Mendips.”
From a series of the earliest drawings, paintings and prints given to the Society which were collected together in a volume entitled ‘Drawings I’.
Format: Watercolour on paper
Archive reference: LDGSL/400/59
Image reference: 04-53
Recommended print size: Up to 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30cm)