Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1767

Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1767

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Caption: View of the great eruption of Vesuvius, with Mt. Somma beside it, from the Mole of Naples on the night of 20th October 1767. Lava runs from the Fossa Grande towards St Jorio. 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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