Natural Disasters

This is a gallery devoted to art that was created as a result of natural disasters that have occurred throughout history. These works can give us a view into how the people in these periods felt about these events based on the art they created.

This is a terrifying view of what it may have been like in the final moments of many of the people killed in Pompeii, when Mount Vesuvius erupted. The entire city was wiped out and buried in fire and ash.
This is a cast made from the void created when a dog was buried in a volcanic eruption. As the body decomposed a mold of the dog was left behind. It is a tragic look at the final moments in this poor creature's life.
A view of the destructive power of a volcano. This is in fact, the volcano that destroyed the city of Pompeii.
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This user gallery has been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
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