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A crater on the island of Vulcano, Lipari islands. Coloured aquatint, 1812, after Luigi Mayer.

  • Mayer, Luigi, active 1776-1792.
Date
1812
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43915i
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Description

"[...] sulphur is deposited from the fumes, which in some places are condensed in a liquid form, and afford sulphuric acid"--Mayer, loc. cit.

Publication/Creation

[London] (80 Pall Mall) : R. Bowyer, 1812.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; platemark 29.9 x 40 cm

References note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, no. 371.33

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43915i

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