OLD PHOTO - BENITO MUSSOLINI ON TOUR WITH ENTOURAGE - Original. Lwow Poland 1929
OLD PHOTO - BENITO MUSSOLINI ON TOUR WITH ENTOURAGE - Original. Lwow Poland 1929:
Group photo of Benito Mussolini with entourage A 1929 photograph of 13 aspiring fans of Fascism from several European countries in entourage with Italy's Fascist Duce Benito Mussolini. Benito Mussolini is seated 3rd from left next to Carlo Perantoni, honorary Vice-Consul for Italy's foreign affairs in S.E. Poland.(Carlo Perantoni: bald with mustache) In 1929 the photo was taken by Victor Perantoni in the courtyard of the Perantoni family's "Winiarnia Italia"wine and pasta Inn located at ulica Sykstuska 29,Leopoli (Lwow) Poland, in the summer of 1929.Benito Mussolini is seated 3rd from left nextto Carlo Perantoni, honorary Vice-Consulfor Italy's foreign affairs in S.E. Poland. The prior Polish address of Winiarnia Italia, today, is ulica Doroshenka 29, Lviv, Ukraine. The courtyard where the photo was taken and the building that surrounds it, still exist occupied by residents and business storefronts, same as Carlo Perantoni and his family had in 1929. The photo is in excellent condition. It measures approximately 8 ¾ x 6 ⅜ inches. It was mounted on a 13 ¼ x 11 ⅛ decorative card stock mounting board by the original photography atelier “Rembrandt of Lwow” who developed the negative. LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY. Purchaser will be reimbursed airfare to Florida for two persons (commercial airline). A prior written agreement and prepayment thru would be required. This photo is the only original copy in existence. On 3/1/2007 the photo's 'Visual Material Copyright' was registered with the United States Copyright Office as "Unpublished Photograph." Then, it was first published on our website in 2007. The photo is unsigned / No autographs / Photo atelier's name is embossed. In 2011 a narrative relating the day the of the photo-shoot was published in the Perantoni family history -'The War of Lions'- In 2015 and 2016 it received three awards (Monaco and Milano) for its screenplay adaptation.