Jan Kozak Collection: Historical Earthquakes

Thumbnail Image Image-KZ62 Formulaic representation of earthquake damage to Palermo. Not historically accurate, no useful seismic information from this image. (Czech woodcut, Brno, 1727.) (Palermo, Sicily)
Thumbnail Image Image-KZ63 Map of Palermo. Authors did not know the extent of damage so they published a plan of the town and plotted the buildings with a legend numbered 1-46. Written description of damage (Copper engraving, Vienna, 18th c.) (Palermo, Sicily)