Thursday, 16 November 2006

The Loch Ness - Waiting for "Nessie" - Scotland/UK

The Loch Ness - Waiting for "Nessie" - Scotland/UK
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Loch Ness (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Nis) is a large, deep freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands (57°18′N 4°27′W) extending for approximately 37 km (23 miles) southwest of Inverness. The Loch's surface is 15.8 metres above sea level.

Loch Ness is best known for the alleged sightings of the legendary Loch Ness Monster ("Nessie"), although it is scenic in its own right. Boat cruises operate from various locations along its shores giving tourists the chance to look for the monster.

Loch Ness is the largest body of water on the geologic fault known as the Great Glen, which runs from Inverness in the north to Fort William in the south. The Caledonian Canal, which links the sea at either end of the Great Glen, uses Loch Ness for part of its route.

The loch is one of a series of interconnected, murky bodies of water in Scotland. Quite large, Loch Ness has exceptionally low water visibility due to a high peat content in the surrounding soil. It is the second deepest loch in Scotland, and the UK.
Loch Ness, with Urquhart Castle in the foreground.
Loch Ness, with Urquhart Castle in the foreground.

Loch Ness is the second largest Scottish loch by surface area at 56.4 km2 (21.8 sq mi) but due to its extreme depth is the largest by volume. The loch contains more fresh water than all that in England and Wales combined. At its deepest part, 226 m (740 feet), London's BT Tower at 189 m (620 feet) would be completely submerged.

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Anonymous said...

Youth Club Association- Volturara
Giovanni Palatucci
Monthly Information

The Volturarese Newspaper, after the discovery of the unpublished
Picture, Which is
Volturara Irpina ( AV ) article, after being transmitted by the BBC
program and the
Italian mass media about the new appearance of the Monster of Loch Ness
( Scotland)
Necessary needs to inform the whole world that the Holland Painter and
M.C.Escher had already painted and announced the new reappearance,
recalled by the
Black Man without a Face.
And with what has been written above, with peaceful intentions:
1) either Escher had seen personally the monster of Loch Ness while he
was wandering
2) or Escher believed that the monster of Loch Ness really existed and
thats why he
did the drawing.
This work of art is dated 01.18.1949.
The Handwriting consultation is made of 51 pages and has been sworn and
registered at
The Court of R O M E in the date of august 4 .2006. This is a big
discovery for the
World of art. The Republic power of Attorney,of Avellino is
even occupying about
This case, interested has for the Policeman who is the owner of this
Picture. Holland denies
The existence of this unpublished Picture without seeing it or
examining it .
Honour and glory to Escher, the Loch Ness Monster,to everybody Irpine
and the national
And international Mass media that will publish this HISTORICAL EVENT.
The Association President
Michelangelo MARRA
Internet :

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Anonymous said...

NESSIE the Monster Of Loch Ness that appears from under the water of the lake With the sound of a flute, played by a black man without a face.

News: Video TV Avellino. Trasmesso in tutto il mondo.-

Per adesso e’ disponibile solo in italiano.-

L’Uomo Nero chiama Nessie il mostro di Loch Ness con il flauto

Video Nessie Inedito Quadro di MC ESCHER datato 18.1.1949
Video Nessie Unpublished Painting MC ESCHER date 18.1.1949

NESSIE Loch Ness Monster

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Anonymous said...
page 4
Current affairs monthly review of culture and trade-union informations
In the Janare Land
A trip in the depths of Irpinia ,between legends ,magics and mysterys
Antonio Emanuele PIEDIMONTE
Janare,witches, sorceress,fairy,enchantress,but also archair divinities and terrible female demons: a contemporary trip about mysterious traces of the past,between the things that survived the damages of the time and the men.
This book is an excavation between written and oral old stories which have emersed from testy monys,books.articles and vary materials which antiche legends,stories,traditions,fairytales,curious chronicle’s and many more,define themselves x files today. The vademecum is a result to look at Irpinia with another eye,the most secluded and mysterious place between the district of the secret Campania.
This volume is a kino of an “initiatory course “ without solutions that wants to provoke new questions and desires,like when you get in to the car to discover 119 Irpinia’s villages,between lunar landscapes and mysterious phenomenons places.
The inexplicable skull in the eye of the statue of holy mary of san pompilio ( the cover’s imagine),
The mummie of “ zi Vicienzo” at Bonito,going through the castle of Prince Carlo Gesualdo, the vestige of the ancient Gonza, the mefite infernal corner,the unsustainable look of mamma schiavona
Under beneath there is the secret garden of virgilio mago at montevergine-and the FAMOUS DRAGON OF VOLTURARA. On the traces of saints,demons,angels,monster,ghosts,werewolfs,souls in purgatory and many others.
This could be an excuse to go to discover new archaic messages and new secrets to reveal. The Professionals Journalist and photographer Antonio Emanuele Piedimonte of Naples has written for the principals dailies and Italian magazines,at present he is the superintendent of the Redazione Campana “city” , the freedaily of gruppo Rizzoli-Corriere della Sera.Inside his book for the “Corriere.quotidiano dell’Irpinia” the editions Intra Moenia stopped the stamp in November 2007 with the Cangiano graphic S.R.L. of Naples,a book of 215 pages titled:
“NELLA TERRA DELLE JANARE”, a trip in the depths of Irpinia,between legends,magics and mysterys,at page 183 there is VOLTURARA IRPINA:Il drago e la rosa, Antonio Emanuele Piedimonte writes………Volturara could have been one of the three cities of the etrurian dodecapolis in Campania……..after the destruction of Sabatia,the Romans conquered the antiche city Irpina more than 2000 years ago.
Even the POLICE MAGAZINE has published a lot of articles about the discovery of the inedited painting of the famous artist Maurits Cornelis ESCHER.
Thanks to this editorial staff there has been a press conference at Avellino which has given good interests to the mass media.
Anna Paternostro
Presidente Nazionale Associazione
“Amici della Polizia” e componente
Redazione”il Giornale di Polizia”

Anonymous said...

Nessie in Italian attic mystery
Mystery drawing may have been done by master illusionist
By neil macphail

Published: 13/03/2010

ARTISTIC CONUNDRUM: The 1949 painting entitled Loch Ness Monster and Black Man without a Face
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Our Loch Ness Monster is famed the world over, and pops up in very strange circumstances from time to time.

Now she has surfaced at the centre of an art mystery in Italy.

This centres around a charcoal drawing dating from 1949, which is described as Loch Ness Monster and Black Man without a Face, and which could possibly have been drawn by famous Dutch artist, MC Escher.

This story of the mystery painting starts in 2005 in Volturara, a small village in the Italian province of Avellino, where traffic police officer Raffaele De Feo lives.

When clearing out his family’s attic, he found what he called “the strange picture”.

Initially he did not take any notice of it, but later, in removing the frame, he sees an inscription on the back of the picture, signed by MC Escher, which reads: “With all my heart to a friendly remembrance.”

Now some Italians are urging art experts to authenticate the work as being done by Maurits Cornelis Escher, nicknamed “Mauk", and contacted the Press and Journal to spread the world that Nessie “lives” in Italy.

Escher (1898-1972) was hailed by many as one of the world's most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, as can be seen on the many web sites on the internet. And for several years he lived and travelled in Italy.

He is most famous for his so-called impossible structures, such as Ascending and Descending, Relativity, his Transformation Prints, such as Metamorphosis I, Metamorphosis II and Metamorphosis III, Sky & Water I or Reptiles.
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Anonymous said...
Nessie in Italian attic mystery
Nessie Loch Ness Monster and the Black Man without a face date 1949-
Great and Famous artist Maurits Cornelis ESCHER 1898-1972 NL
ATTENZIONE : il comunicato stampa e' stato tradotto in inglese mediante il traduttore google translate pertanto potrebbero esserci degli errori.
83050 Volturara Irpina ( AV ) via A. Di Meo n.122 - ITALY
e.mail :
This was announced basis at the National Association of Nessie Mass - Media That the National and International for the Preliminary JUDGE Dr. Giovan Francesco Fiore read the request for indictment filed by the Public Prosecutor S. Dr. Cecilia Annecchini public prosecutor in criminal proceedings on 11.12.2012 N. 5843/12 R.G. GIP, sets the preliminary hearing in closed session for the day 06/04/2013 10:00 in Avellino, Palace of Justice - GUP-First floor classroom. - ACCUSED in relation to the offense p. and p. from 'art. 595 paragraph 3 C. P. VELDHUYSEN Mark, CEO of MC ESCHER B.V. Dutch, for half a Internet offended reputation RAFFAELE DE FEO, as the current owner of a charcoal drawing of the famous Dutch painter Maurits Cornelis Escher depicting the Loch Ness Monster, defining this work to fake Because It made ​​them signed by Escher. In Addition, in His capacity as CEO of the firm MC Escher BV , Expressing Judgments about the authenticity of the work in terms of where incorrect Stated That was a matter of a scam.
As President of the National Association Nessie we are excited about this sensational news That will surely project the irpinia the national and international limelight. To our knowledge, the famous Dutch graphic artist MC ESCHER engraver (1898 - 1972) dated 1949 depicted in the work UNEDITED Nessie the Loch Ness monster That Emerges from the water drawn from the notes of a flute played by black men without a face.
Enclosed: Original Photo of the work - Committal for trial.