Saturday, 18 May 2013

Sketches by Ben Peach, Geological Survey of Scotland Geologist

Loch Glencoul, North-west Highlands, a watercolour sketch by Ben Peach
BGS image ID: P612884
Loch Glencoul, North-west Highlands, a watercolour sketch by Ben Peach

Before field photography was practical geologists used to create sketches like this in their notebooks and field slips.
Sketch in field notebook, by Ben Peach.
BGS image ID: P612879
Sketch in field notebook, by Ben Peach. Peach would often sketch a wide range of non-geological subjects - perhaps he was sitting in a bothy somewhere waiting for the summer rain to stop, doodling faces, animals, cartoons whatever came to his mind!

Bob McIntosh

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