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Explore #194: Manicomio di Vercelli, Italy – October 2016

Explore #7 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Time for another old asylum… History (translated and rewritten from here) Vercelli’s asylum was built in 1937, and comprises 20 pavilions and a church spread over 30 acres. The asylum is infamous for a massacre after the end of World War II of a group of more than 70 soldiers of the fascist Socialist Republic of Italy, who had been held in a nearby stadium used as a prison camp. On 12…

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Explore #190: Ospedale Psichiatrico di Q, Italy – October 2016

Explore #3 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Next on our Italian roadtrip it was time for some abandoned asylum goodness… History This psychiatric hospital / asylum was founded in a coastal Italian city in the 1890s. It was intended to house less chronic patients, but many who were admitted ended up being incarcerated for years, if not permanently. Originally built to house up to 700 patients, a growing demand led to the construction of an extension in the 1930s,…

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