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Provincial Library – Customs and Traditions

 

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In some rooms of the Provincial Library was organized a bibliographic exhibition of precious books from the ‘800, some of the “family jewels” shown to the public for this occasion. Of great value some text whit engravings by Bartolomeo Pinelli, a Roman painter, engraver, lithographer, ceramist that in many works have described and illustrated the locations, the costumes, the life of Rome at that time.
In addition to these in the exhibition were the three volumes (contemporary) of the three parts of the Divine Comedy illustrated always by Pinelli. Completing the exhibition other works from ‘800, with fine prints that show a “collection of various manners of Rome and its vicinity” and views and places of Rome and the Roman countryside. Little gems area two collections of a small prints, one about the traditional costumes of the Roman territory, and the other about the clothes of various religious orders.

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