Envelope - Società Dante Alighieri, Comitato di Torino

Title

Envelope - Società Dante Alighieri, Comitato di Torino

Type

Stationery-Envelope

Coverage

Italy

Description

This envelope is an example of stationery used by the Turin Committee of the Società Dante Alighieri in the 1910s. At the top of the envelope is text as follows: "Società Nazionale 'DANTE ALIGHIERI, / COMITATO DI TORINO / Piazza Castello, N. 25 - Pallo Primo". To the left of this text is the logo of the Società Dante Alighieri which is a portrait of Dante with his hand on his forehead, surrounded by text as follows: "MOSTRÒ CIÒ CHE POTEA LA LINGVA NOSTRA" (Our language showed what it could do). The text is a quotation from Purgatorio 7:17. On the back of the envelope is a rubber stamped version of the same logo. This particular envelope was postmarked on March 26, 1915, in Turin and sent to Giovanni Faldella, an Italian senator.

Extent

117 × 157 mm

Contributor

Società Dante Alighieri, Comitato di Torino (Turin, Italy)

Language

Italian

Date

1915-03-26