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Paloma and Eugenio

Paloma and Eugenio

My mother Paloma and my uncle Eugenio. 1940, Zaragoza Spain. This is in the first months after the Spanish Civil War. Hard times.

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Ha sido un placer encontrar esta foto, que probablemente está hecha por un fotografo callejero; tengo una de mi madre de la misma época y en el mismo sitio; como ya he comentado la Plaza de España, Saludos otra vez, Joaquín Sanz.


Esa escena esta fotografiada en la Plaza de España de Zaragoza. Detras se aprecia el edificio del Banco Zaragozano. Si necesita más información se la puedo proporcionar, así como fotografías de la época de Zaragoza. Saludos cordiales, Joaquín Sanz

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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