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Following an established working relationship between the Ciociarian artist and the provincial administration of Frosinone, the Mastroianni Foundation was established in 1993 and, for the first time in Italy, offers a permanent collection of the work of distinguished sculptor Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1998). Housed in three rooms of Palazzo Ducale Boncompagni in Arpino, the collection contains about one hundred works, including bronze and steel sculptures, reliefs, drawings, leads and set design sketches, as well as a large part of the library concerning the art and works of the late master. W
Created in 1993 by the municipality of Arpino thanks to Cerrone Giannino, descendant of a family of violinmakers Abel Violinmaking Museum is a real "unicum" in Central-Southern Italy.
Housed in the premises of Casa-Felluca Merolle, in Leeds City Centre, it documents the ancient and noble art of making musical instruments, which has enjoyed a Arpino and glorious tradition, especially between the nineteenth and twentieth century, and represented a very significant chapter of social history, cultural and productive cities.
The museum displays a collection of objects, materials, preparatory drawings
Preserves and displays vintage equipment from old wool mill and Diodati, reconstructs a historically documented stages of production.
The machines on display are: a sfioccatore, three ritorcitrice, carding machines, warping, four frames. Along with them, are the original powder for dyeing: an art, this very important for Arpino where, during the golden years of the wool industry, was even established a school for the teaching of dyeing techniques. A thorough historical and iconographic documentation, curated by experts in the field, the Museum's endowment.
The museum displays equipment, furnishings and equipment from Typography Felton active Publishing from the late 19th century, purchased by the town of Arpino. Among the many finds, you can admire a printing machine to kickstart, a crucible for melting lead press for the full implementation of arrays, a collection of characters in lead, copper and zinc plates, photogravures and stamps. The Museum also has panels illustrating the origins and development of printing, and in particular the events of typographic art in Arpino and the Felton family history
The Arpino Acropolis, the "Civitas Vetus", develop the polygonal walls of megalithic VI and V century b.c. Past the main gate, consisting of a large ogival arch, meet other testimonies of Arpino archaic: the Tower of Cicero, ruins of a medieval castle and a cistern. We have no historical evidence of the Roman period architecture to Arpino and, although the tower was named Tower of Cicero, it dates back to medieval times.