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La Soufrière in eruption, 1902-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/1

Scope and Contents

150 x 113 mm. A view looking down in to the smoking crater of La Soufrière, a volcano situated in the north-central area of St. Vincent. This photograph was presumably taken some time around May 1902 when the eruption of the volcano caused great devastation and loss of life.


  • Creation: 1902-05


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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition. The print has undergone some retouching to give tone in the highlights.





Finding aid date

2002-11-14 10:00:38+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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