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Visit to Pompeii

Beautiful panorama of the ruins the of Pompeii, with views of Vesuvius

Travelogue 1901 8 mins


George Albert Smith and Charles Urban snaffled the plum job of travelling to Italy to take a series of views of Italy for the Warwick Trading Company, including this one. The long panning shots of Pompeii linger respectfully, as a tourist would, before the camera finally raises its eye to the mighty volcano looming in the distance beyond.