Optical Toy: "Mount Vesuvius"

Lithograph, brush and watercolor on paper with embossed gold paper strips | c. 1838

William Spooner

View looking across the Bay of Naples, with Vesuvius in the distance. When held to the light Vesuvius is seen erupting at night. Below, title and: "Sketched from the Representation of the Volcano at the Surrey Zoological Gardens". Names of publisher ...
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