Postcards—Italy

David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards

 

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Rome

1.             The Roman Forum showing the Temple of Saturno in foreground. Two postcards, black & white; color. Black & white postcard addressed to: Dr. John R. Noon, Wyncote, PA. From: Charles J. Postmark: 1958.

2.             General view of the Roman Forum.

3.             Roman Forum showing reflecting pools and blossoming shrubbery in foreground.

4.             Forums Imperiali Street showing colosseum in background.

5.             Forums Imperiali Street showing the monument to Victor Emanuel II in background.

6.             Roman Forum showing the Settimio Severo Arch.

7.             Monument to Victor Emanuel II with colosseum in background.

8.             View of the monument to Victor Emanuel II from the Piazza Venezia. Black & white.

9.             Aerial view of Imperiali Street showing the monument to Victor Emanuel II in foreground, the Roman Forum, and the colosseum in background. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: David [Hughes]. Aug. 13, 1958.

10.         Arch of Constatine.

11.         Temple of Vesta.

12.         Colosseum with manicured shrubbery in foreground. Two postcards, one addressed to: Mrs. Edith B. Noon. [Blairie?]. From: Jack [John R. Noon], Wyncote, PA. Postmark: 1958.

13.         Colosseum with partial view of interior. Black & white.

14.         Detail of the monument to unknown soldier. Black & white.

15.         Place de l’Esedra. Fountain in foreground.

16.         Traiani markets. Trees in foreground. Buildings in background.

17.         The Olympic stadium. Flowering shrub in foreground.

18.         Tomb of Cecilia Metella on Appia Antica Street.

19.         Place de Spagna. Fountain in foreground.

20.         Little Lake at the Villa Borghese. Lake in foreground. Small pavilion in background.

21.         Liberty’s Bridge. Panorama.

22.         Lungotevere and St. Angel’s Castle Bridge. Postcard of watercolor showing bridge in foreground and St. Peter’s Basilica in background. Addressed to: Dr. David Hughes, Philadelphia, PA. From: J. M. [?].

23.         Victor Bridge in foreground with St. Angel Castle in background. Black & white.

24.         St. Angel Bridge and castle.

25.         St. Peter’s Square with St. Peter’s Basilica in background.

26.         St. Peter’s Basilica. Addressed to: David W. Hughes, M.D. From: Abbott. Postmark: 1956.

27.         Nazionale Street. Two postcards. One addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes [Lulu], Cape May, NJ. From: Jack.

28.         Postcard booklets with thirty-two color postcards each. Title on covers: Roma 32 vedute a colori, parte I [and] parte II. Text on back in Italian, French, English, German and Spanish. 17x 12 cm.

 

Tivoli

29.         Twenty separated postcards in cardboard folder: Tivoli Villa Adriana. Exterior and interior views of the Villa Adriana; views of city. Text in Italian, French, English, and German. Black and white. 10 x 7 cm.

 

Assisi

30.         Basilica of Saint Francis, exterior view, black & white.

31.         Grave of St. Francis, black & white.

 

Florence

32.         On front of card: Toscana Artistica. Views of three churches in Italy: Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence; the Duomo e Campanile in Pisa, and the Cathedral in Siena. Black & white.

33.         Front view of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore.

34.         Front and side view of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore. Black & white.

35.         View showing Florence rooftops and the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore in background.

36.         Panorama of Florence.

37.         Square of the Signoria (Dettaglio). Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: Carolyn.

38.         Loggia dei Lanri. View of building with arches and statuary. Black & white.

39.         Piazza di Santa Croce. Fountain in foreground. Church in background. Black & white.

40.         Statue of David by Michelangelo; in the Accademia Gallery. Black & white.

41.         Head of David, detail of statue by Michelangelo; in the Accademia Gallery. Black & white.

42.         Statue of Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini. Black & white.

43.         Vecchio Bridge. Black & white.

44.         Vespucci Bridge, Excelsior Hotel and Grand Hotel. Black & white.

45.         Old Palace in Signoria’s Square. Black & white.

46.         Night shot of Old Palace in Signoria’s Square.

 

Pisa

47.         Piazza del Duomo with bell tower (leaning tower of Pisa) in the background. Black & white.

48.         Interior of Duomo. Black & white.

49.         Interior of Duomo; close-up of above view. Black & white.

50.         View showing the bell tower and part of the Duomo. Black & white.

51.         The bell tower in background; urn on pedestal in foreground. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. Edith B. Noon, Wyncote, PA. From: Jack.

52.         View of city looking north. Black & white.

53.         Postcard booklet with twenty views of tourist sights. Text in English, French, German, and Spanish. Black & white. 10 x 7 cm.

 

Milan

54.         On front of postcard: Saluti da Milano. Four separate views of sights in city.

55.         The Arch of Peace.

56.         The Milan Cathedral. Black & white. Addressed to David W. Hughes, M.D., Philadelphia, PA. From: Mother. Postmark: 1954.

57.         Interior view of La Scala opera house.

58.         Picture of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper.

59.         Ristorante Gianninoview of kitchen with chefs. Two postcards.

60.         Ristorante Gianninoview of private dining area with blue ceramic arches.

61.         Exterior view of Hotel Principe & Savoia. Two postcards. 1. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: Jack & Dave. 2. Addressed to Mrs. Edith B. Noon, Wyncote, PA. From: Jack.

 

Venice

62.         Three views of Venice: St. Mark Basilica, gondola, the Rialto Bridge.

63.         St. Mark Basilica.

64.         St. Mark Basilica. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: David. Aug. 14, 1958.

65.         Steeple of St. Mark.

66.         St. Mark’s Square showing clock tower.

67.         St. Mark’s Square showing flight of pigeons.

68.         Aerial view of city. Black & white.

69.         City view from Isle of St. George. Black & white.

70.         The Isle of St. George. Black & white.

71.         Aerial view of city with Isle of St. George in foreground.

72.         The Grand Canal. Black & white.

73.         The Grand Canal.

74.         The Bridge of Sighs. Two postcards. Black & white. One addressed to: David W. Hughes, M.D., Philadelphia, PA.  From: Mother. Postmark 1954.

75.         The Bridge of Sighs.

76.         The Rialto Bridge. Addressed to Mrs. Edith B. Noon, Wyncote, PA. From: Jack & Dave. Postmark: 1958.

77.         The clock tower in St. Mark’s Square with the bronze horses of the basilica in foreground. Black & white.

78.         The clock tower in St. Mark’s Square with the bronze horses of the basilica in foreground.

79.         The Ducal Palace.

80.         The Ducal Palace. Black & white. Addressed to: Dr. David Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: Charlotte K. [Stevens?]. Postmark: 1956.

81.         The Church of Santa Maria della Salute viewed from across the canal.

82.         Painting: The Assumption by Tiziano Vecellio--The altarpiece of the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

83.         Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini—the sacristy altarpiece of the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

 

Northeastern Italy

84.         Verona--Private home with balcony, popular with tourists as the home of Juliet Capulet. Black & white.

85.         Cortina--Grand Hotel Savoia. Black & white. Addressed to: David W. Hughes M.D., Philadelphia, PA. From: Mother. July 2, 1954.

86.         Cortina—City in foreground; Mt. Cristallo in background. Black & white.

87.         Cortina—View of city with mountains in background.

88.         Cortina—Cable car and Mt. Faloria. Addressed to: the Hughes Family, Cape May, NJ. From: Mother. July 2, 1954.

89.         Lake Misurina—View shows lake in foreground with hotel on shoreline. Tre Cime (the three peaks) in background. Black & white.

90.         Lake Misurina—Similar view as above, in color.

91.         Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

92.         Lake Misurina—Buildings in foreground; mountains in background. Black & white (no.10-15).

93.         Lake Misurina— Similar view as above. Black & white.

94.         Lake Carezza.

 

Northern Italy

95.         Como—Aerial view. City in foreground. Black & white. (no.100-576)

96.         Como—Aerial view. Lake in foreground. Black & white.

97.         Como—View with Brunate. City and mountain in background. Black & white.

98.         Como—Postcard booklet: Il Duomo di Como; the Cathedral of Como. Twenty black & white cards. Text in Italian, French, English, and German. 7 x 10 cm.

99.         Lake MaggioreIsola Bella. Palm trees in foreground. Black & white.

100.     Lake Maggiore—Oblique view of Hotel Borromeo and Isola Bella. Black & white.

101.     Lake Maggiore—Aerial view of Hotel Borromeo. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: David & Jack. Aug. 4, 1958.

102.     Lake MaggioreFlowering shrubs in foreground, Isola Pescatori and mountains in background. Addressed to: David W. Hughes, M.D. Wyncote, PA. From: Mother. Postmark: 1954.

103.     Lake Maggiore—Palm trees frame picture. Isola Bella and Isola Pescatori, with misty mountains in background. Black & white.

104.    Lake Maggiore—Night view of Isola Pescatori. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. Edith B. Noon, Wyncote, PA. From: Jack.

105.    Lake Maggiore—Regina Palace Hotel. Black & white. Addressed to: David W. Hughes, M.D., Philadelphia, PA. From: Mother. Postmark: 1954.

 

 

 

 

Collection                             David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards

 

Collection Location           Kenneth J. Shouldice Library

                                                Lake Superior State University

                                                Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

 

Library Location                 Special Collections Box 20—David W. Hughes Collection

 

Electronic Location           http://www.lssu.edu/library/hughescollection/PostcardsItaly