A View of the Chasm, the Ruined Cottages, The Sunk Orchard, and The Riased Reefs of Rock & Marl, occasioned by the Land-Slip, at Axmouth, 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 345mm, 11¾ x 13½".
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, as shown on a sketch map in the title area. It was the first major landslip to be recorded scientifically and is known today as the 'Undercliff'.
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