Eruption of Mount Vesuvius Pietro Fabris
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Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
The eruption of Vesuvius on the morning of 9 August 1779 and the ‘magnificent column of smoke, which attended that eruption’ [quotation taken from Hamilton’s plate references]. Four figures look onto the scene from Posillipo, a residential quarter offering views of the Gulf of Naples.
Plate three from the Supplement to Sir William Hamilton's Campi Phlegraei, 'Fields of Flame'.
- Image reference: RS-14111
- ©The Royal Society
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