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Hartung, Georg, 1821 - 1891 (German geologist)


Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Cross-sections of Madeiran geology, 1854

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 28-32
Scope and Contents

Illustrations by Hartung relating to a paper read by Sir Charles Lyell March 22 1854 to the Geology Society including a section of Cape Girain [sic Girão], Volcanic Cone, and the coast of Madeira, 1854.

Dates: 1854

Draft manuscript concerning the geology of Madeira with index, June 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 301-460
Scope and Contents

Draft manuscript concerning the geology of Madeira with index. Topics covered include: Size and structure of Madeira, Scoriaeceous formations, Fossil remains of 3 periods which are to be found on Madeira, Lavas, Successive eruptions. June 1856. Folio 399-412 is a notebook of drawings by JB [Joanna Baillie] Horner.

Dates: June 1856

Geological cross section of Grand Canary from North to South, 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 197
Scope and Contents

Geological cross section of Grand Canary from Maspalomas in the North to Banaderos Bay in the south showing rock types. The length of the land depicted in the cross section is 26 geographical miles and the greatest height is 6400 feet, 1855.

Dates: 1855

Geological Cross Section of Madeira, 1850s

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 52
Scope and Contents

Watercolour geological cross section of the Island of Madeira from Funchal to [Paco] Girao showing the Caldera and other geological features, 1850s. Unsigned, may be Hartung.

Dates: 1850s

Grande Canaria, 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 185-196
Scope and Contents

Handwritten article on the geology of Grande [sic Gran] Canaria and the way in which the rocks were formed. Seeming to be a summary of Lyell's observations while on the island, 1855 - it is not in his handwriting, and is perhaps written by Mary Lyell, or Georg Hartung.

Dates: 1855

Illustrations of Manual Madeira & Canary Islands, 1850s

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 45-49
Scope and Contents

Original packaging noted as 'Illustrations Manual Madeira & Canary Islands. Geological cross sections, possibly some by Hartung? 1850s.

Dates: 1850s

Index to Notebooks on Geology of Madeira, 186 - 197, c. 1858

Identifier: Coll-203/A5/16
Scope and Contents This notebook contains short, individual indexes relating to Charles Lyell’s 13 notebooks [references Coll-203/A1/185-197] on his geological travels around Madeira and the Canary Islands, covering his arrival in Madeira in 1853 through to his manuscripts and letters created back in London in late 1854. The first page details his route through the islands, by year and place, with the corresponding Scientific Notebook given. Each individual Scientific Notebook from 185-197 is then also...
Dates: c. 1858

Letter from Hartung, G., to Charles Lyell, 4 December 1864

 File — Box Box 3.2: Series Coll-203/B1
Identifier: Coll-203/B1/51
Scope and Contents

Two drawings titled 'From the top of Penha d'Aguia' and 'From S. Anna'

Dates: 4 December 1864

Letters from Hartung, Georg to Charles Lyell, 23 May 1854 - 6 June 1854

 File — Box Box 1.6: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/123
Scope and Contents

Correspondence including: section of Tenerife sketch, Section of Madeira sketch, Loose tracing paper sketch, string bound paper (1 of 5), More loose sketches (2 of 5), four water colour Madeira volcano loose (3 of 5), Madeira maps and sketches loose (4 of 5). See also other series relating to Maderia, including Notebooks and themed folders.

Dates: 23 May 1854 - 6 June 1854

Madeira and Canaries Notebook, 2 August 1858 - 16 May 1859

Identifier: Coll-203/A4/2
Scope and Contents Small red leather soft cover notebook, marbled end papers, paginated in handwritten ink. Front cover marked as 'Madeira & Canaries'.This notebook records discussions, reading, drawings and copy letters (in Mary's writing) made whilst with Hartung at Swingenberg, Germany, and working through the Canary Islands publication, making revisions or notes, especially on volcanoes, lava slopes, elevations and upheaval. Many pages written in pencil. Blank from page 89 onwards. ...
Dates: 2 August 1858 - 16 May 1859

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Canary Islands 6
Madeira Islands 5
Geological Cross Sections 4
Madeira Islands -- Madeira 4
Volcanoes 4