Etudes sur les Glaciers, by Louis Agassiz (1807-1873)

Neuchatel: Jent et Grassman 1840

Partie Moyenne

Neuchatel: Jent et Grassman 1840

Flanc de l'extremite inferieure

 

 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 These strange landscapes remind me of the fantasy drawings of alien planets in my cousin’s ‘Boys Own Annuals’ from the 1960s. The glacier depicted in these two prints is at Zermatt, Switzerland and is now melting due to climate change.
 
 
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