Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1779

Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1779

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Caption: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1779, Fourteenth view: Boats float in the bay before Mt. Vesuvius as it erupts in 1779. 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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