Category Archives: Italy

Heinrich Dressel exhibition in Rome

The new Museum of the Imperial Fori in Trajan’s Market in Rome is designed to explain the history and structures of the sequence of fori alongside the Capitoline Hill. Trajan’s Market is remarkable in the survival of several stories of … Continue reading

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Pottery Kilns in Pompeii

Planning a visit to Pompeii it occurred to me to wonder if there were any potteries amongst the ruins. After all it is a whole town and whilst obviously not essential there must be a chance of a pottery somewhere … Continue reading

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Some examples of Lettering in Rome

I enjoy typography even if my knowledge is scant and overly derived from Simon Garfield’s Book Just My Type. The following is a collection from the streets of Rome – where I happen to be right now. They are all … Continue reading

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