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Carlo Naya - Isle of Chioggia, near Venice, Italy
Carlo Naya - Isle of Chioggia, near Venice, Italy
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Ref.#: 6628Price: $450
 Medium: Albumen print from wet plate negativeMount: unmountedPhoto Date: 1870sPrint Date: 1870cDimensions: 9-7/8 x 7-3/4 in. (251 x 197 mm)Photo Country: ItalyPhotographer Country: Italy  

With Naya's number out of the negative (127) A beautiful image of women sewing and mending. Chioggia is a small town on the extreme south of the Venetian Lagoon. It has an important harbor and extensive fisheries. It was ruined and subjugated by the Genoese during their war with the Venetians, but was freed by the Venetian general Zeno (1378-81), and soon flourished under the rule of Venice. It is still a part of the Venice province.

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