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"Vulcan's cave" on the Solfatara, near Naples, showing volcanic gases and the processing of alum. Etching by Bénard after Delarue.

  • De la Rue, draughtsman, active 18th century.
Date
[between 1700 and 1799]
Reference
43901i
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Publication/Creation

[Paris], [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : etching with engraving ; platemark 35.6 x 45.3 cm

Lettering

Minéralogie, 6me collection. Volcans. Histoire naturelle, vue de la Soufriere qui est près de Pouzzole au Royaume de Naples appellé Solfatara. 1 où l'en travaille pour obtenir l'alun. 2. Source qui bouillonne et qui paroit enflammé. Da La Rue del. Benard fecit.

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Bears number: Pl. V

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43901i

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Languages

  • French


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