If Florence were on the sea

From a vintage set of postcards showing landmark architecture in Firenze, as if each structure was on a waterfront.  The postcards date to sometime before the postwar period:

 

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Landmarks named include, above, the church of Orsanmichele

 

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Piazza del Duomo

 

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Above, the Palazzo delle Poste, the modern post office building

 

 

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The Palazzo Pitti

 

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The Duomo, aka, Santa Maria del Fiore

 

 

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The Piazza della Signoria

 

 

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Above the Loggia dell’Orcagna (misspelled on the postcard as loggia dell’Orgagna); aka Loggia dei Lanzi

 

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The Piazzale Michelangelo

 

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The Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, name changed to Piazza della Repubblica sometime after WWII.

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