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7. Piazza del Mercato, full view The Piazza del Mercato on market day. This is the full view version.
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The Piazza del Mercato on market day. This is the full view version.

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Brown described Piazza de Mercato as the "marketplace for the poor, with stalls surrounded by their squabbling proprietors and customers fulfills all our wildest and most fanciful ideas of the life of Southern Italy. Gaudy colors, half naked children, the rattle of haggling men and women, the incessant waving of arms and gestures of hands -- which forms at least half of the Neapolitan's powers of conversation -- an odor horribly mephitic that will remain with you for a lifetime; -- these are some of the memories of a day in the market of Old Naples."

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One-Of-A-Kind Fine Art Prints of 1914 Italy 

Story Behind The Photos: The images below were taken by my grandfather, Milton M. Brown. He was a travel lecturer on the Chautauqua Circuit in 1915. He lectured on Rome, Naples and the Amalfi Coast and used a lantern slide projector to show hand-colored glass slides of photos he had taken. When he died, I inherited all his trip notes, lectures and hundreds of old photos of Italy. I am now working on articles and a book that will highlight much of his photographs, which I've scanned, cleaned up, altered and copyrighted. I'm now offering a select number of these photos for sale to those who appreciate fine art photography and historical images of Italy. I hope to add more items in the months to come. 
What You Get: Each image comes with an Authenticity Guarantee and a Historical Context document explaining the story behind the photos. Image reproduction is done by a professional lab on high quality paper. You can choose either a matte or glossy finish. Images are unframed and unmatted.
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Image Size:  Because these handcolored glass slides came in a nonstandard size, and because many have to be uniquely cropped to highlight their individual beauty, reproduction in standard sizes can be challenging. As you can see, I'm currently offering four standard dimensions. Because most of the images don't exactly fit these sizes, there will probably be a white border around them so no image quality is lost. If you would like to order a different size, contact me directly at the email address below.
Usage Rights: These images are copyrighted by Jeff Miller and are offered for personal use only. Contact me if you would like to use them for commercial use -- e.g. advertising, article illustrations, or even Italian restaurants wanting mural-sized images. 
Extra Costs & When I'll Ship: $8.95 shipping per transaction; Colorado residents pay 2.9% sales tax; both assesed at the end of the transaction. You should receive your photos within two weeks of ordering.
Order Requests/Comments/Questions: Email me at jbmwriter@aol.com.