A short message on this postcard: “Un caro ricordo” or “a fond memory.” I want more! Did you kiss under the Bridge of Sighs? Sip a glass of wine while looking over a canal? Eat too much gelato? Walk hand in hand down an alley? Meet a beautiful stranger?
At least they sent a postcard. Better than a text message.
August 19, 1955, probably a hot day. Is that postmark from Lido? Maybe they spent time at the beach under a striped cabana, walking far out in the shallow, rolling waves. That’s what I would do.
Dear readers, can you read the names? It seems to be signed by Piero and Kena….??? What? Then “Benvenuuto something something.” And the name of the person it’s being sent to? Familia Frances Zola? Readers, I’ve found that you are much better at deciphering writing than I, so please help me out!
Via Cavour appears to be Via Camillo Benso di Cavour near the Natural Science Museum in Torino. Here’s a photo from Google maps of house #36: