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1855 Wood Engraving Eruption Mount Vesuvis Somma Valley Natural Disaster BP1

1855 Wood Engraving Eruption Mount Vesuvis Somma Valley Natural Disaster BP1

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This is an original 1855 monochrome in-text wood engraving of one of many massive eruptions of Mount Vesuvius, while the Italian population watches on. Mount Vesuvius is one of the most famous volcanos in history, and was responsible for the utter destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD.

CONDITION

This 156+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 6.25 inches; 25 x 16 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Lava, Christians, Pope, Cardinal, Flow, Tree, Crowd

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