View of Mount Vesuvius.From the Original Transparent Drawing by Wm. Orme.
Sold & Published Feby. 1, 1799, by Edwd. Orme, New Bond Street, London. Where may be had a great variety of Transparent Prints & every requisite for drawing them.
Rare transparency, aquatint with etching printed in blue, image 170 x 210mm. 6¾ x 8¼". Trimmed to platemark. Repaired tear in title area. Creased.
Dramatic view of an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the Bay of Naples, illuminated when placed in front of light. Boats and lighthouse in foreground. After William Orme (1771 - 1854; active), brother of Edward and Daniel.
[Ref: 13094] £160.00