Ice Salesman of Florence. Journey through Italy in 1840.

Florence costumes. Ice Salesman. Italy folk dresses.19th century fashion.
Ice Salesman of Florence in 1840. Marchands de sorbets à Florence, 1840.

Italy. Ice Salesman of Florence in 1840. 

Marchands de sorbets à Florence, 1840.

Source: “Voyage d’Italie, partie septentrionale” di Paul De Musset.


Note:  Tivoli. From bellow the Villa of Quinctilius Varus. Italian scenery 1817.

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