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September 24, 2020

25 Fascinating Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Italy in the 1950s

Take a look through 25 beautiful black and white photographs capture life in Italy during the 1950s:

Men in conversation. (Vincenzo Balocchi)

A couple standing hand in hand on San Babila square, Milan. (Angelo Cozzi)

Bar Agliano in the morning, Naples. (Victor Padolfi)

Priests feeding pigeons in San Marco Square, Venice. (David Lees)

Policeman. (Marka)

Pigeons. (Vincenzo Balocchi)

Mother and her child. (Vincenzo Balocchi)

Schoolchildren. (Studio Villani)

A group of Milanese orphans crossing the street. (Mario De Biasi)

Boys waiting to watch a puppet show, Trieste. (Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche)

Women in tradition costumes, Pettorano sul Gizio, Abruzzo. (Marka)

A man helping two boys on a donkey, Calabria. (David Lees)

Fireworks, Sicily. (Mario De Biasi)

Two men reading newspapers. (Oskar Poss)

Circus dromedaries with their trainer crossing a bridge, Venice. (Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche)

Two women at a pavement cafe, Italy. (Oskar Poss)

Card game. (Carlo Bevilacqua)

Three women at the Trevi Fountain, Rome. (Marka)

Three marines drinking beer in front of a small café, Palermo. (Carlo Bavagnoli)

Two people on a date in the park of the Villa Borghese in Rome. (Enzo Graffeo)

Motorcycles wasps, Naples. (Marka)

People sitting and chatting at the tables of bar Rosati on Via Veneto, Rome. (Marka)

Father and son shopping for Christmas, Milan. (Keystone)

Two Italian cowboys riding into the sunset, South Tuscany. (Keystone)

A painter in the winter, Dolomites, Monzon. (Jean-Philippe Charbonnier)




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