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An Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

A work made of hand-colored etching on paper.
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  • A work made of hand-colored etching on paper.

Date:

published June 17, 1815

Artist:

George Cruikshank (English, 1792-1878)
after George Humphrey (English, 1773-1831)
published by Hannah Humphrey (English, c. 1745-1818)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

George Cruikshank

Title

An Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Origin

England

Date

Published 1815

Medium

Hand-colored etching on paper

Dimensions

255 × 358 mm (image); 262 × 365 mm (plate); 265 × 367 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas F. Furness in memory of William McCallin McKee

Reference Number

1928.1443

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