Mt. Vesuvius erupts at night

Mt. Vesuvius erupts at night

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Caption: View of the great eruption of Mt. Vesuvius on the night of Sunday 8th August, 1779. Taken from the original drawing by Mr Fabris. Image taken from Campi Phlegraei. Observations on the Volcanos of the Two Sicilies to which a map is annexed, with 54 plates illuminated, from drawings taken and colour'd after Nature, under the inspection of the Author, by the Editor P. Fabris, etc. . Originally published in Naples, 1776 Author Right Hon Sir William Hamilton, Illustrated by Peter Fabris.

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