Paolini Villani, the venetian company of India.
100 years of spices working and colonian imports among Venice, Mestre and Porto Marghera
The exibition, inside the celebration of 100 years of Porto Marghera, traces the history of one of the most productive reality of the city
Original stuff, precious documents, receipts, price lists, brandmarks, labels, patents, shares, register book, packaging, photos and movies with the machines working, until the film and tv advertising (ticks, Break, Cinemondo), saved and digitized. The visitor will have the feeling of living the company as still in business, so that you can find the Administrator's Office, recomposed with antique furniture, and tools such as the dictaphone and the watch brand-time, along with some Assembly devices. A section of the exhibition will also include unpublished material of Lipton. Next to the exposure, it will also be hold a series of meetings:
Friday 12 may, at 5.30 pm presentation of the book (Il Poligrafo, Padova, 2017) by Massimo Orlandini, preface by Giorgio Roverato.
Thursday, 18 and 25 may, at 5.30pm two in-depth and guided tour of the exhibition
Wednesday, 7 and 14 June showing of films "The track of the elephants" by William Dieterle (Elephant Walk, USA, 1954, 99 ') and "The teahouse of the August Moon" by Daniel Mann (The Teahouse of the August Moon, USA, 1956, 122 ').
Inaugurazione venerdì 5 maggio alle 18.00 (area espositiva del terzo piano)
aperto da mercoledì a domenica
dalle 16.00 alle 20.00
(aperture straordinarie: i giorni 12, 18, 25 maggio fino alle 20.30)