Category: italy

Italian poster for H.G. Wells’ Things to Come, 1953 re-release.

A photographer, wearing gas mask and flame-retardant clothes, is suspended over the volcanic crater of Mount Vesuvius in Sicily, 1934. 

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Night view of the eruption of Vesuvius, by Giovanni Battista Lusieri (1751-1821), watercolour on paper. (Artfix Daily)

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The boot of Italy, plus a bit of Sicily, tweeted by astronaut Rick Mastracchio on January 8, 2014.

Italian poster for 20 Million Miles to Earth, 1957. According to legend, the movie was filmed in Italy because stop-motion magician Ray Harryhausen wanted a vacation in Rome.

American poster art for War Between the Planets (1971)

Lava gushes from Mount Etna, Sicily, photographed by Carsten Peter.

(National Geographic)

The Ferrari 512 S Modulo concept car, 1970.

(Old Concept Cars)

The Ferrari 512 S Modulo concept car, 1970.

(Old Concept Cars)

Lava gushes from Mount Etna, Sicily, photographed by Carsten Peter.

(National Geographic)