Sunday, September 20, 2015

Scoglio della Regina

Former sea resort Scoglio della Regina, Livorno
Last July: the buildings of the former sea resort “Scoglio della Regina” undergoing a long process of restauration.
Old postcard, Bagni Scoglio della Regina, Livorno
Almost the same view in a postcard of the first years of the last century.
(Postcard digitized from the collection of Antonio Cantelli)

See also: A “Horror” Revisited - Almost Finished
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11 comments:

Revrunner said...

Restaurant's gone. :-)

Lowell said...

I bet it will be very nice when completed. Those iron gates and "guardhouses" on either side make it look a little like a prison! ;)

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Swooning VP :) How I love these comparisons. Amazing to see that wonderful entrance gate is exactly the same.. not so the clothes of the people :)

Luis Gomez said...

Wonderful!

Dina said...

That's so cool how time has changed so little here.

Birdman said...

More things change; the more they stay the same. Case in point.

RedPat said...

I love your shots with postcards.

William Kendall said...

The view's not that different!

Sharon Anck said...

What a great comparison.

EG CameraGirl said...

I really like it when you post the then and now photos! It will look wonderful when it's restored.

Karl Demetz said...

Great comparison, love it !
In the last century the door was open...