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.

Date: [1840]

Format: Engraving

Archive reference: GSL/POR/56/20

Image reference: 01-28

Recommended print size: Up to 10 x 8 inches (25 x 14cm)

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