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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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Isle of Chioggia, near Venice, Italy
Carlo Naya Isle of Chioggia, near Venice, Italy

Price $450
Sale Price $315

Main Image

Ref.# 6628

Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1870s  Print Date 1870c

Dimensions 9-7/8 x 7-3/4 in. (251 x 197 mm)

Photo Country Italy

Photographer Country Italy


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