Landscape with four figures of varied cloud formations. Figure 1 (upper right) 'A Nimbus pouring rain.' Figure 2 (upper left) 'The Cirrose Crown'. Figure 3 (middle left) 'A dense feature of Cirrocumulus often see before Storms'. Figure 4 (lower right) 'Little cumuli entering the Storm from below.'

Plate 5 from the book Researches about atmospheric phaenomena, by Thomas Forster 3rd edition (London, Harding, Mavor and Lepard, 1823).

The plate is numbered above 'Plate V'. Inscribed below 'Engrav'd by F.C. Lewis. Sketched by the Author'. The print is imperfect, with some blurring.

Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster (1789-1860) British writer on science and phrenologist. Forster was a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society; his early writings were on meteorology.


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