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July 27, 2020

Wonderful Life of Italy in the Late 1950s Through Fascinating Color Photos

A selection of color slides from Fraser Pettigrew belonging to his grandfather James Halley, from one or more trips to Italy, probably in the late 1950s.

“Most of the slides were home-mounted in glass slide frames and haven't seen the light of day for many years, being kept by my late Uncle Semple who took possession of them after my grandfather died in 1976.”

Vicenza street scenes

Vicenza. Garibaldi

Assisi street scenes

Assisi street scenes

Basilica d'Aquilea

Capri street scenes

Capri street scenes

Capri tourists

Capri. Boats in Capri

Capri. Somewhere in the village down by the harbour

Castellammare di Stabia. Hotel Miramare

Castellammare di Stabia. Waiting at the port

Cortina d'Ampezzo

Desenzano del Garda

Desenzano del Garda

Florence street scenes

Florence. Outside the Uffizi

Florence. Piazza and Basilica di Santa Croce

Florence. Piazza di Santa Croce

Hotel Torino

Limone sul Garda

Limone sul Garda

Limone sul Garda

Madonna di Campiglio

Milan train station

Milan. Duomo di Milano

Milan. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Montefiascone in Lazio

Montefiascone, Lazio

On the lagoon

Pisa. Leaning Tower of Pisa

Red boat, probably taken in Riccione, near Rimini

Riva del Garda. Via Florida

Rome street scenes

Rome. Piazza Colonna

Rome. The Lateran Obelisk

Rome. Trevi Fountain

San Gimignano

San Marino. Basilica di San Marino

San Marino. Jimmy's Tea Shop

San Marino. Points duty

San Marino

Santa Croce, at the southern end of the Lago di Santa Croce, Belluno, Italy

Siena. Il Campo

Sorrento. On the Corso Italia

Sorrento. Piazza Tasso

St Peter's

Swiss Guards eyed up by passing tourist

Trieste street scenes

Trieste. On the Via Roma, looking towards the Sant'Antonio Nuovo

Trieste. Piazza Carlo Goldoni

Venice. Cafe Florian at Piazza San Marco

Venice. Canale San Marco

Venice. In the Piazza San Marco

Venice. Palazzo Ducale, San Marco

Venice. Piazza San Marco

Venice. Piazza San Marco

Venice. Tourists

Viareggio or Rimini

Viareggio or Riccione. Somewhere on the Italian coast, east or west

Viareggio. Neptune's kingdom


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