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Digital Media Bank ID: 8856
Original Filename: fa000032_d01_ab10.jpg
Description: The Inner Crater of Mauna Loa (Incorrect Description) Hebrides Inner Crater of Vesuvius. Oil painting by William Hodges, c1775.

The inner rim of the 'volcano' is seen in full, with twelve small figures at various stages: climbing the rim, crossing the crater (which is steaming in several places) or on the central outcrop, from which the thickest smoke is issuing. The outer crater appears at the upper left.
Categories: Collections/ Fine Art, Timeline/ Georgian (1714 - 1837), Timeline/ 1770s, Collections/ Fine Art/ Oil Paintings  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Painting
Subject tags:
Other Keywords: oil paintingPCF, vulvanology, geology, natural history
File info
Media: Image
Size: 3.35 MB; 3164 x 2480 pixels; 268 x 210 mm (print at 300 DPI); 837 x 656 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: FA000032