A Tour Of Italy 1900.

During the late 1890's the Detroit Publishing Company created a series prints depicting photographic tours of various countries and tourist areas. These were then reproduced as coloured lithographic prints.
The photographic highlights below are taken from the architectural tour of Italy collection and show the highlights that you might expect to see on a tour of Italy at the turn of the 19th century.


Exterior of the Coliseum or Flavian Amphitheatre, Rome, Italy.

The Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy.

View of the Forum, Rome, Italy.

General view over Pompeii with Mt. Vesuvius in background, Italy.

A view over the the Sarca valley, showing the river Sarca, Garda, Italy.

Isola Pescatori , Lake Maggiore, Italy.

General view over Menaggio, Lake Como, Italy.

The 13th century Sermione Castle (Scaliger Castle) , Lake Garda, Italy.

The Grand Canal with the Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy.

The Piazzetta, Venice, Italy.

The Arena, Verona, Italy.

The Castle and mediaeval market town, Turin, Italy.

The tower, Nervi, Genoa, Italy.

General view over Torbolo, Lake Garda, Italy.

All photographic prints in this posting are courtesy of The Library Of Congress At Washington D.C.

1 comment:

Mike said...

The pictures of your post are just astonishing! Thank you for such a tribute to our beloved Florence.
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