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19th and early 20th century Italy in photography exhibition

From December 6 to January 25 an historic Italian photographic exhibition is on display at the Fotomuseo Giuseppe Panini in Modena, including shots from the 1800’s and 1900’s Italy.
The work is from a photographic family, the Sorgato’s who opened photo shops in Emilia, Veneto and Tuscany.

There are portaits of noble and rich Italians, illustrious personalities and kings, but also of historic Italian events, especially from Modena and Emilia.

From the studio of Gaetano and Ferruccio Sorgato, father and son, plenty of scenic city shots can be seen, including one of a gathering for the arrival of King Umberto I in Modena.

The exhibition is open seven days a week, in afternoons on Mondays, from 9:30 to 12 and 3pm to 5pm Tuesday through Friday, and from 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 7pm on weekends.
Entrance is free.

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