Leonardesque model. Work machines. Winch. Codex Atlanticus
Leonardesque model. Work machines. Winch. Leonardo describes a winch that can transform the alternated motion of a lever in the continuous circular motion of a shaft. Codex Atlanticus, shett 30v. 1480. Model by Mario Alberto and Vittorio Somenzi (1955-1956). The Science and Technology Museum Leonardo da Vinci. Milan. Italy.
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Father Mario Borelli - Casa dello Scugnizzo
The priest Father Mario Borrelli achieved international renown with his campaigns to aid abandoned street children of Naples, Italy, where the 'Scugnizzi' or street urchins, ran wild amid the bombed buildings. Through his Casa dello Scugnizzo (House of the Urchins) at the derelict Church of Materdei (pictured), a huge amount of success was achieved, providing a new start in life for the youngsters of the city. Date: circa 1961
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