John Martin's Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum in Tate Britain
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Flood-damaged artwork by 'epic' Victorian restored

John Martin was one of the most popular painters in Victorian England, and one of his most popular works was badly damaged while it was in storage.

Now experts at Tate Britain have used the latest technology to restore it.

Richard Westcott reports.

  • 25 Oct 2011