Fragile and immortal

The Italian Chapel on Orkney’s tiny island of Lamb Holm is so fragile. These are not bricks; this is not plaster; those are not tiles. It’s just paint: Paint and homesickness; paint and longing; paint and desperation; paint and a prayer.

Fragile and Immortal - The Italian Chapel on Orkney - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey  (not the)

The Italian Chapel was built by Italian prisoners of war.

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