A calessino. Italian scenery; representing the manners, customs, and amusements of the different states of Italy.
The plate represents a country maccaronara; for so are called those public houses where nothing but macaroni is sold; and no village is without them. The Neapolitan macaroni is easily known by not being twisted like that of Genoa, but straight, or bent only at one end.
In the surroundings of Rome the picturesque costume of the contadini (farmers) has almost disappeared. Only occasionally do you see entire families of country dwellers in national costumes on the streets.
Costume tradizionale vicino a Lodi, Italia 1821. Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy.
Briganti, 1834. Abiti popolari italiani. Tableau historique et descriptif de l’Italie, du Piémont, de la Sardaigne, de Malte, de la Sicile et de la Corse.
Game of mora in Boulogne. Jeu de la mora à Boulogne, 1860.
Ice Salesman of Florence in 1840. Italy folk dresses in 19th century. Marchands de sorbets à Florence, 1840.
Eminente costume da uomo romano. Regione Lazio, Italia nel 1840.
Costumes of Rome and its surroundings. Woman from Marino, region Lazio.
Donna di Frascati. Nuova Raccolta dei principali Costumi di Roma e suoi Contorni. Woman from Frascati 1840. Costumes of Rome and its surroundings.