Resource: Lotteria Nazionale Cartolina | National Lottery Postcard (Postcard)

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Title: National Lottery Postcard / Lotteria Nazionale Cartolina
Original Mode of Expressions: Drawing: color
Physical description: Good condition. Measures: 9 x 14.
Descriptive note: The RECTO of the postcard displays "La Dea Bendata", Fortuna, turining her wheel against a fiery sky. In the background, iconic buildings from Rome (Altare della Patria) and Turin (Mole Antonelliana). on the right of Fortuna, a young girl stretches her hands to, perhaps, grab the winning ticket.  The caption reads: "Grande Lotteria Nazionale Italiana a beneficio delle Esposizioni Internazionali di Roma e Torino amministrata dalla Banca d'Italia.  Premi per tre milioni - primo premio 1,500,000. Ogni biglietto costa Lire 3 ed e' divisibile in terzi." VERSO: dated August 8, 1912, the postcard was sent to Cagliari (Sardinia) and displays a brief greeting.
Subjects: Contemporary culture
Holding Repository: CDC Private Collection