It is said that after this 1902 volcano eruption, the entire city of St. Pierre was completely demolished, leaving only a few survivors, which included a prisoner who was in a dungeon type jail cell, a man who lived on the edge of the town that escaped with severe burns and a little girl who fled on boat to a nearby cave. The girl was later found injured and unconscious a few miles down from the island.
This 109+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - right margin. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Keywords specific to this image: Volcanology, Geology, Stratovolcanoes, Mother Nature, Natural Disasters
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Type: Original Halftone Print