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Mount Vesuvius: interior of the crater showing the little mountain inside it, with spectators. Coloured etching by Pietro Fabris, 1776.

Fabris, Pietro, active 1756-1784.
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[1776]

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Credit: Mount Vesuvius: interior of the crater showing the little mountain inside it, with spectators. Coloured etching by Pietro Fabris, 1776. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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On Fabris's coloured prints for Hamilton's Campi phlegraei see B. Fothergill, Sir William Hamilton envoy extraordinary, New York 1969, pp. 138-143, and John Thackray, '"The modern Pliny": Hamilton and Vesuvius', in Ian Jenkins and Kim Sloan, Vases and volcanoes, London 1996, pp. 65-74 The crater of Vesuvius as it was before the eruption of 1767

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[Naples] : [P. Fabris], [1776]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with gouache ; platemark 21.3 x 39.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43636i

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