Sunday, April 19, 2015

Greetings from Livorno #2

Today we are starting to post a series of old “Saluti da Livorno” (Greetings from Livorno) postcards. These first two were published by Künzli Frères in Zurich around 1900 and clearly they are not photos.
Greetings from Livorno, Saluti da Livorno old postcard
The Four Moors and Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, now Piazza Grande.
Greetings from Livorno, Saluti da Livorno old postcard
The Torre del Marzocco (Marzocco Tower) and the Accademia Navale (Italian Naval Academy).
(Postcards digitized from the collection of Antonio Cantelli)

See also: Greetings from Livorno - Four Moors - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - Torre del Marzocco
External links: Italian Naval Academy (Wikipedia)
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14 comments:

Fotolosopher said...

I find these fascinating. The art work is so well done, too!

Jack said...

This is going to be an enjoyable series.

Revrunner said...

Interesting story behind the statue.

Randy said...

I love old postcards.

Birdman said...

Postcards hold quite a history.

Dina said...

They are really charming!

Gunn said...

What a lucky person Antonio Cantelli is.
Unique cards like this is not only beautiful but also very valuable.

William Kendall said...

I like their design.

RedPat said...

I'm going to enjoy this series!

Karl Demetz said...

I love these old postcards !

EG CameraGirl said...

I love how charming these drawing are!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

This is exciting VP, love these beautifully painted postcards, really looking forward to more.

Babzy said...

very nice old postcards :)

José Mendonça said...

I like them both.