Historical representations of Vulcano
Vulcanello in the foreground, Gran Cratere with person inside in the back. From L. Spallanzani, Viaggi alle due Sicilie e in alcune parti dell'Appennino, I-III, (Milano 1825).
Gran Cratere seen from eastern crater rim, Filicudi, Salina and Lipari in the background. Gouache by J. Houel, Hermitage museum, St. Petersburg.
Gran Cratere seen from north rim. Note strong gas emissions from crater bottom. Lithography from 1809, published by R. Bowyer.
Early photo taken during the last eruption of 1888-90. From G. Mercalli and O. Silvestri, Le eruzioni dell'isola di Vulcano; Ann. U. Centr. Mer.(Roma 1891).