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The crater of the Soufrière, St Vincent

Slide 25 of [Manchester Geographical Society Collection: Caribbean region] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 14 slides, n.d.)

The crater of the Soufrière, St Vincent
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creator of source image(s): BOURCHIER, Reverend W.C., R.N.  (1852-1924)

Type of image
drawing / painting / print
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate
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The full title, in a printed caption at the bottom of the image, is 'The crater of the Soufriere, St Vincent, the eruption of which devastated the northern part of the island'. The artist is credited in the same caption.

The eruption referred to is probably that of 6 May 1902.

Lucerna ID  5116195

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2017

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