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Villa Lysis
Capri 2004

Villa Lysis

the Chinese Room (smoking-room for opium mainly)
Baron Fersen committed suicide here, mixing champagne and cocaine
in a silver cup.

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Guest 05-Apr-2017 20:33
Is that a swastika on the floor in the tile design?
Warron 23-Mar-2012 08:15
The Sign of the Cosmic Wheel on the floor...designed into the window...the Seal of Solomon in the architrave. Our boy was a mystic.
Keith Goldstein16-Apr-2008 12:12
Beautiful image. Peaceful room for doing the "deed".
monica memoli12-Apr-2008 22:44
I would have done different things instead of committing suicide, but, you know, you need all kind of things to make a world. v
Adalberto Tiburzi25-Jun-2004 18:17
Keen eye Anna. Those lumps are the real rock on which the house has been built. The architect left them bare inside the room. Very cool.
A pity I hadn't the time to choose another angle!
Anna Yu25-Jun-2004 18:07
What are those lumps in the corner? The architecture is very nice, I think. Quite suitable for smoking opium in...
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