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Artisan workshops in miniature

The collection of miniature crafts craftsmen of Citta di Castello is a very special show as features some of the most characteristic workshops. The author is Silvio Children, with great skill and attention to detail, he built many small artisan workshops in miniature: the blacksmith shop, the carpenter, the cooper, the typographer ... Very well kept details the tools used by the artisan, the interior of the houses and funds, the decorative details of the houses and shops, while many jobs are animated and so we can see the blacksmith or cobbler at work, the mill wheel in motion, the lights on ... Environments and situations that describe the many jobs that once existed into the Upper Tiber Valley as well as into many other places in Italy. The collection of artisan miniature also adds a valuable collection of nativity scenes also built by hand.