Extraordinary eruption of Mount Etna
Films from the Di Segni Fund also include images far removed from the family dimension.
In this case, an event as exceptional as it is catastrophic as the eruption of Mount Etna becomes part of the story in images that Salvatore Di Segni produced in November 1928.
Between the 2nd and 7th of the same month, a fracture opened under the central crater of the volcano.
The resulting lava flow poured over the towns below, hitting a section of the Circumetnea railway and reaching the town of Mascali, destroying it in a few days.