The photographs in this exhibition depict the scenic attractions of Sorrento and Capri, and famous ancient archaeological sites such as Pompeii and Agrigento, as well as offering impressions of everyday life in the city of Naples itself, where, more than anywhere else in Italy, the opposite poles of rich and poor, high and low-life crossed each other’s paths. Lazzaroni low-life, Lebenskünstler (gifted people of no particular profession), bathing children, glitterati at the Riviera di Chiaia: Naples was a place of contrasts and extremes like no other city in Italy.
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