Piazza della Verzaia, Florence

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An old view of Florence on a postcard of the Piazza della Verzaia, showing the medieval walls that still surrounded Florence.  The photo would have had to be made before c. 1865, for when Florence was the Capital of Italy (1865-1871), the city walls were demolished.

You can find great info on Florence’s walls here: http://www.firenze-oltrarno.net/english/arte/mura.php

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