Many of the refugees were talented artists. Exhibitions and sale of the art and handcraft were organised in the British and American Hotels in Trieste, where the refugees received much interest and admiration for their work as well as a small amount of money.

Examples of the art and handcraft are presented below. (please also see sketches and drawings presented under the 'Photos and drawings' section).

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Wooden sketched plate (Artist unknown)

Carved wooden figures ( Artist unknown)

San Sabba Artist Olga Benson

Wooden carved photo album cover, Trieste (artist unknown) 1951

Wooden carved photo album, Trieste (back cover) 1951

Opincina DP Camp, Artist, Konstantin Elliott 1950

Wood sketched plate of Trieste (Artist unkown)

Wooden play dinning setting ( Artist unknown)

San Sabba DP Camp, Painting by Konstantin Elliott

Xmas card Artist P.L.

Painting Trieste Artist Nina Zbandactou 1951

San Sabba kindergarten farewell card cover 1951

Ink sketched handkerchief thank you, Artist Stephan Nedelchef 1951

San Sabba Kindergarten card 1952

Wood carved plate (artist unknown)

San Sabba Camp theatre thank you card (cover) 1951

San Sabba? Painting by Konstantin Elliot

San Sabba Children thank you card cover 1951

Wood carved photo album (front cover) Artist Konstantin Elliott 1951

Wood carver photo album (back cover), Artist Konstantin Elliott, 1951

Exhibition of refugees handcraft, Trieste 1950-51

Wood carved tray and sketched glasses (Artist unknown)

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