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Re: Venice



Kim Itkonen wrote:
> =

> =

> Takes a while to loosen the trap doors of memory.  Totally unrelated to=

> books but fascinating if you're interested in the history of science an=
d
> strange collections --- the  museum called La Specola near the Pitti Pa=
lace
> is, well, wierd.  It's a  motley collection of taxidermy and an astonis=
hing
> collection of full size anatomical wax models of the human in various s=
tates
> of undoing.
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> Also in  the Museum of San Marco see the huge choir book and it's monum=
ental
> stand behind the altar.
> =

> When in Venice - buy Tarot cards , walk and walk and walk, and take the=
 boat
> to the cemetary or to Torcello - peaceful open fields and Sta. Fosca - =
(12th
> century).
> =

> Kim Itkonen


I have heard of La Specola and it is of interest to me for photography
and for my students for drawing. I look forward to seeing it - it does
sound very wierd.
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Peter Sramek
Book=B0Sequence Gallery
http://www.interlog.com/~sramek
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