Sunday, July 22, 2012

La Perla del Tirreno

Poster, Livorno la Perla del Tirreno, Livorno the Pearl of the Tyrrhenian sea
Livorno, the Pearl of the Tyrrhenian sea

First-order sea resort - Enchanting beach
Rocky and sandy beaches - Purgative and diuretic source waters

Various celebrationa - Great horse races with rich
prizes - A very pleasant and modern city with plenty of drinkable water
(new waterworks from Filettole) - Cable car to the Sanctuary
of Montenero - Car tours center - Wonderful
promenades by the sea - Pleasant surroundings for a holiday

(A 1919 postcard digitized from the collection of Antonio Cantelli)

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17 comments:

James Wei said...

The poster has the atmosphere of the photo below :)

Luis Gomez said...

Very nice VP.

Halcyon said...

I'm not sure how enticing the "purgative" powers of the water sounds, but I do like this sign! :)

Randy said...

Amazing graphics.

Anzu said...

Beautiful seaside with nostalgic feeling. It looks similar to my hometown a little. Thank you for sharing.

Nori said...

interesting!

Dina said...

A pearl indeed. What more could any tourist ask for?

Merisi said...

The font type alone would be a work of art, all together, an interesting moment in time of a gorgeous place!

brattcat said...

what a great poster.

Lois Evensen said...

Terrific! So much history on the poster. great image, too.

Arianna said...

E' davvero così bello? Se è meglio di Viareggio buon per voi...ma è lontano! Ciao, Arianna

VP said...

Arianna - Era... nel 1919!

Gunn said...

Love it!

Stefan Jansson said...

Drinkable water sure is a plus.

Robert Geiss said...

Wonderful colour indeed.

Please have you all a great new week.

Virginia said...

I would love to frame this in my home.
V

JM said...

Very cool!