Mozart &
Material Culture

Souvenirs

Both during the eighteenth century and now, cooled lava from Mt Vesuvius was a popular souvenir for visitors to the volcano.

foschi

Pietro Fabris, 'Specimens of curious stones found by the Author on Mount Vesuvius' from William Hamllton, Campi Phlegraei. Observations on the Volcanos of the two Sicilies as They have been communicated to the Royal Society of London (Naples, 1776-1779)


Location
Mt Vesuvius
Date (Mozart)
1770 May-June
Location (Mozart)
Naples