Jan Kozak Collection: Historical Earthquakes

Thumbnail Image Image-KZ39 Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and earthquake, 1631. People in panic, no damage to town. Damage near the volcano. The image has been reversed. (Copper engraving, German, 17th c.?) (Naples, Italy)
Thumbnail Image Image-KZ40 Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1631. Villages damaged at the base of the volcano are named. No visible damage to Naples itself. (Copper engraving, Germany, 17th c.?) (Naples, Italy)
Thumbnail Image Image-KZ41 Lava from 1631 eruption of Mt. Vesuvius flows through village of Torre del Greco. (Steel engraving, book illustration, London, 1872) (Torre del Greco, Italy)
Thumbnail Image Image-KZ42 Two images showing the volcano before and after 1631 eruption. St. Januarius, the patron saint of Naples, is shown in the sky. Damaged villages are named. (Copper engravings, Italy, 17th c.) (Mt. Vesuvius, Italy)