This is an original 1927 black and white halftone print of an aerial view of the crater and hardened lava lines of Mont Pelée on Martinique Island in the Caribbean. In 1902, this historic volcano erupted and ruined the city of St. Pierre. With a population of 40,000 people at the time, this eruption was one of the worst in history.
This 84+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9 inches; 16 x 23 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: Volcanology, Natural Disaster, Natural History