Mont Blanc from St Martin's: studied for rock cleavage only. John Ruskin. 1849. Source: Plate 8 in Hewison, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye, which comments, “A geological view: Ruskin's key letters mark the principal features of Mont Blanc; 'a-b' indicate cleavage, 'c-d' indicate bedding.”


Hewison, Robert. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. Plate 8 in Hewison. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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