Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Mount Vesuvius: the ancient crater and the changing shape of the little mountain within it between 8 and 29 July 1767. Coloured etching by Pietro Fabris, 1776.

  • Fabris, Pietro, active 1756-1784.
Date
[1776]
Reference
43623i
  • Pictures
  • Online

Available online

view Mount Vesuvius: the ancient crater and the changing shape of the little mountain within it between 8 and 29 July 1767. Coloured etching by Pietro Fabris, 1776.

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: Mount Vesuvius: the ancient crater and the changing shape of the little mountain within it between 8 and 29 July 1767. Coloured etching by Pietro Fabris, 1776. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

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

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43623i


Where to find it


Permanent link