No April fools’ joke

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Remember this horsey? He was Teaser number 10.
He is actually a marble rock carving, no kidding. I’ll show you where he belongs.

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Next to him is a carving of a little tower, a depiction very true to the original…

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…as we can establish just by raising our eyes a bit. The horse and the tower are inscriptions in the parapets of the Ponte di Marmo (Marble bridge) in the Venezia district.

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The tower and one of the saddest houses in Venezia, empty for years…

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The bridge was built in the early 17th century and this “graffiti” was made by Livornese boatmen.

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Many of the inscriptions are worn and difficult to interpret, others are still very clear.

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The marble bridge, one of many bridges in the 17th century Venezia neighbourhood.

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3 comments on “No April fools’ joke

  1. också nyfiken says:

    Sicka grejer du hittar!

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