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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

View of the Geyser, a hot spring in Iceland

Image
Accession no.: Y: 54/35/4
Object name: Engraving
Title: View of the Geyser, a hot spring in Iceland
Description: Engraving by F. Chesham from a drawing by J.T. Stanley. States it is "From a drawing taken on the spot, 1789". The drawing was John Thomas Stanley who journeyed in Iceland in 1789. For an account of that journey see: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Vol 3, Part 2, 1794, p. 127-53.
Medium: Engraving
Artist: Chesham, F.
Note: Published in December 1796 by N Pocock, London.
Dimensions:
  • Picture: Width: 385mm, height: 515mm
  • sheet: Width: 585mm, height: 810mm