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Mount Vesuvius erupting in 1755, seen from the west, with two small views of the volcano in 1631, and of the volcano's crater in section. Coloured etching by N. D'Oraty.

  • D'Oraty, Niccolò.
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view Mount Vesuvius erupting in 1755, seen from the west, with two small views of the volcano in 1631, and of the volcano's crater in section. Coloured etching by N. D'Oraty.

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Credit: Mount Vesuvius erupting in 1755, seen from the west, with two small views of the volcano in 1631, and of the volcano's crater in section. Coloured etching by N. D'Oraty. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

View of Mount Vesuvius from the west with new eruptions and rivers of lava. View of the mount before 1631, a vertical cross-section of the crater showing a new volcanic vent

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 24.5 x 40.7 cm

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Lettering

Veduta del Monte Vesuvio dalla parte di oriente con le nuove bocche, e corsi di bitume, nel 1755. Veduta del monte prima del 1631. Mezza perpendicolare del vuoto di dentro della montagna. Sito del monticello che ora e una voragine. Canale di nuovo aperto. Nic d'Oraty scol:

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Further lettering, with reference to parts of the volcano, and areas and localities nearby

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 42901i

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  • Italian



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