A View of the Ruins occasioned by the Earthquake, or Land-Slip, at Axmouth, near Seaton, Devonshire.
Printed by W.Gauci, 9 North Cres.t Bedf.d Square. Published by J. Baker, Alfred House Academy, Ottery St Mary. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Printed area 275 x 355mm, 11¾ x 14". Some spotting and creasing in the margin.
A scene on the cliffs of England's 'Jurassic Coastline' after a landslip on Christmas Day 1839, taking with it a number of cottages and an orchard. It was the first major landslip to be recorded scientifically and is known today as the 'Undercliff'.
[Ref: 11586] £160.00