The Original Photos
 
Insane Asylum

 

Sometimes  happens  to
meet  some stories  that 
we would'nt like to meet
at all.    
Stories without smile, without joy neither hope. 
There's no space for gratification or pleasure, in these  kind  of stories, because there's  no space 
for pleasure or gratification where pain fills up the scene.

 

 

 

 

... when photos became an extension of memory...

 

 

 

Original Photo documentation from 
www.asl5.piemonte/archivio
.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chemical Laboratory

The  Library

 

 

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The  Laundry 

Shoemakers workroom 

Electric Power Unit 

 

The common dormitory 

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Cementist plant 

 

 

 

 

 

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Broom handmakers 

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The wardrobe 

 

The List of the Inmates 

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     Shadows of Madness
 
Insane Asylum

 

 

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Historical photos are from the site     www.asl5.piemonte/archivio
containing also more detailed info about Regio Manicomio history.