Lava erupting from Mt. Vesuvius

Lava erupting from Mt. Vesuvius

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Caption: View of the eruption of lava from the centre of a snow covered Mt. Vesuvius, taken from the original painting by Mr Fabris, done from nature about 22 years previously. Mt. Somma is also visible and in the foreground an old ruined tower. 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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