Set of 20 photos of the city of Verona in Italy in the 1950s.
Verona is a very old Italian town, in the region of Veneto, near Lake Garda.Founded in the 1st century BC, the historic city of Verona experienced periods of expansion in the 19th and 19th centuries and under the Republic of Venice. A remarkable number of ancient, medieval and Renaissance monuments are preserved here. Following the Romeo and Juliet tragedy of William Shakespeare in 1597, whose action is situated in this city, the city becomes the most famous romantic city in the world, called the «city of lovers of Verona».
These photos, linked to each other and folded into a small booklet, are typical of the 1950s and 1960s, during which tourism progressed a lot but not all tourists were equipped with a camera. These photos were sold on the tourist sites allowing everyone to keep a souvenir of the visit.