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1750

A Prospect of Mount Vesuvius with its Irruption in 1630

A Prospect of Mount Vesuvius with its Irruption in 1630

DESCRIPTION: Hand colored engraving depicting the eruption of Mount Vesuvius near Naples, Italy more than a century earlier. From the April 1750 edition of Gentleman's Magazine. Features depicted include the catastrophic explosion of Vesuvius, the Torre del Greco (Greek Tower) covered with ashes, two barges on which several people saved themselves, and the bridge "la Nunciato".

CREATOR: Anonymous

PUBLICATION DATE: 1750

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Italy

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CONDITION: Good  On chain-laid paper with good margins. No flaws.

COLORING: Modern hand-color.

ENGRAVER: Unknown

SIZE:  " x "

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PRICE: $225


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