Title: Caricature of William Buckland
Creator: Thomas Sopwith (1803-1879)
Description: Print of a caricature of William Buckland, by Thomas Sopwith, showing Buckland dressed for the ‘field’ and standing upon a glacial pavement.
William Buckland notoriously dressed in a rather eccentric manner, always wearing his academic gown and carrying a large blue bag from which he would draw out his latest finds such as fossil faeces [coprolites] of giant marine reptiles.
Archive reference: GSL/POR/56/20
Image reference: 01-28
Recommended print size: Up to 10 x 8 inches (25 x 14cm)