Blog is mainly based on the Old English Cemetery of
Livorno (Leghorn), est. 1645 and reconstructing the histories and
social networks of those buried there. More in general the blog is
about the foreigners living in Livorno from 1600 to 1900.
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2 February 2023
While exploring the collections of the British Museum for items related to Livorno I stumbled upon a series of drawings by Alexander Cozens from 1746 depicting the port and fortifications...
24 November 2022
This contribution of mine is a simple transcription of a primary source useful for finding the names of merchants with business and family interests in Livorno. The printed booklet...
10 November 2022
Niccolò Van HoubrakenSelf portrait or François Rivière’s portraitc.1720Corridoio Vasariano Galleria degli UffiziFirenze The Van Houbraken family is a line of flemish painters...
19 April 2018
Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810-1861) In Italy, notwithstanding a profound religious culture, cemetery studies are a very understudied subject if one compares what other countries...