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A contemporary William Smith map

A contemporary interpretation of William Smith’s 1815 geological map has been created by Bristol artist Rodney Harris, coloured using material collected from the actual rocks represented on Smith’s map.

Lost Smith map rediscovered

A missing William Smith map of 1815 was discovered at the Geological Society on 19th February, 2014. Archivist, Caroline Lam, has been steadily working through a backlog of uncatalogued material since joining the staff two years ago. Her temporary assistant Victoria was clearing an old drawer of Centenary (1907) items and discovered a set of […]

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