1822 Gideon Mantell Letter Castle Place

1822 Gideon Mantell Letter Castle Place

C011/0893 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PAUL D STEWART/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A letter from Gideon Mantell shortly after his discovery of Iguanodon - then only the second dinosaur discovery, and before the announcement of the first Megalosaurus by William Buckland. Mantell apologises for being too busy to attend a dinner. It reveals the careful elegant script of Mantell and is addressed from Castle Place in Lewes, his home when he made his most important discoveries. The letter is placed near fossils and one of Mantell's later book illustrations of his Iguanodon discoveries.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: artwork, castle place, geologist, gideon mantell, handwriting, iguanodon, illustration, letter, lewes

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.