Photo Inscription

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Photo Inscription

Postby JML77 » 27 Oct 2011, 01:43

Please tell me what the inscription says in the below image. It is written on the back of an old photo of two girls on a horse. I am especially curious as to what the name is that looks like Mariuccia and its relation to Giovannina. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Photo Inscription

Postby Tessa78 » 27 Oct 2011, 19:27

My interpretation is that it is written "with affection to signora Mariuccia" from the daughters (figlie) of Giovannina.


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Re: Photo Inscription

Postby PippoM » 27 Oct 2011, 22:29

My guess is:
"In segno d'affetto alla signora Mariuccia Iacugia figlia di Giuvannina Russomando"
with no punctuation marks it should mean:
"As a sign of affection to Mrs. Mariuccia Iacugia, daughter of Giuvannina Russomando"
Giuseppe "Pippo" Moccaldi

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