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36 Photos Of Italy In The Fifties That Will Make You Want To Time Travel

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Girls on the Venetian island of Burano learning the art of making lace. Circa 1954.
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Girls on the Venetian island of Burano learning the art of making lace. Circa 1954.

Young Italian men having lunch in a cafe in Rome and reading the communist paper 'Unita' and the socialist 'Avanti'. Circa 1955.
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Young Italian men having lunch in a cafe in Rome and reading the communist paper 'Unita' and the socialist 'Avanti'. Circa 1955.

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A pair of priests read 'L'Osservatore' outside St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Circa 1955.
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A pair of priests read 'L'Osservatore' outside St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Circa 1955.

An Italian man watches an American tourist walking her poodle down the Spanish Steps in Rome. Circa 1955.
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An Italian man watches an American tourist walking her poodle down the Spanish Steps in Rome. Circa 1955.