Little mountains raised in 1760 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, inland and offshore. Coloured etching by Pietro Fabris, 1776.
- Fabris, Pietro, active 1756-1784.
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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
Capri in the distance. Lava forming rope-like patterns in the left foreground