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A poster about barbed wire

You know my passion for barbed wire; this is the kind of poster I’d really like to own! This poster, displayed in a exhibition held in Andalo (see my post published… 65 more words


Different kinds of barbed wire

As promised, here’s a second post about barbed wire. These items were collected on the Italian front and were displayed in an exhibition held in Andolo (Trentino). 7 more words


A roll of barbed wire

You know I cannot resist when I see some barbed wire; here’s a very nice (almost artistic) view of a roll of barbed wire. Unfortunately, I don’t know if such a system based on a wooden structure was used by Italian Army or K.u.K one (or both). 18 more words


Straw Overboots

You’ve probably seen such overboots worn by German and Russian soldiers on the Eastern front during the Second World War, but the very same straw overboots were already in use during the First World War on the Alpine front. 82 more words


Guns in action

We couldn’t miss in our artistic journey some Futurist painting: here’s Cannoni in azione, a 1915 painting by Gino Severini. Don’t be surprised by the French texts: indeed Italian Futurists were very influenced by French culture. 26 more words


Mine Explosion

Let’s start our journey in Rovereto MART’s exhibition (see my post published yesterday) with this painting from an old friend of this blog: Giulio Aristide Sartorio… 49 more words


Flowers for the soldier - Italian version

And let’s complete this series dedicated to flowers & soldiers with this wonderful illustration made for the 1919 calendar of the La Tradotta magazine. Rather strangely, finding pictures on this theme was very easy!