View of the Boiling Spring in Iceland Called the Great Geyser

Made:
1789 in United Kingdom
artist:
John Thomas Stanley
printer:
Charles Joseph Hullmandel
lithographer:
Baynes, J

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VIEW OF THE BOILING SPRING IN ICELAND CALLED THE NEW GEYSER [also known as the Great Geyser]. Print, lithograph, On
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Print, lithograph, VIEW OF THE BOILING SPRING IN ICELAND CALLED THE NEW GEYSER [also known as the Great Geyser]. On Stone by J. Baynes, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel; From a Drawing taken on the Spot by Sir John Thomas Stanley Bart (1766-1850). 1789 [1789-1794?] c38x28cm., image 23.5x17.8cm. Plates from a book? An artist is shown among the awed visitors at the scene. Stanley's unillustrated accounts of the hot springs near Rykum and Haukadal, in Iceland, were published in two letters to Dr J Black, 1791, with Black's analysis of their waters; and in the Royal Society of Edinburgh Transactions, vol.3 Pt 2, I, 1794, p127-137 and p138-153.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1991-104/1
Measurements:
image: 235 mm x 178 mm
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • planographic print
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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