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Farmacia del Galluzzo [Galluzzo Pharmacy]

The pharmacy is still today situated on the ground floor of a building dating from the early 20th century, constructed by Dr. Corradi, who managed it in around 1912. Subsequently managed by Dr. Minuto and Dr. Baraldini, it was bought in 1972 by Dr. Fabio Ara, who has kept the furnishings with which it was decorated at the time of its foundation. These consist of wooden shelves of light green colour, glass-fronted cabinets and drawers, running around three walls of the pharmacy. The antique pharmaceutical equipment was lost in 1966 during the flooding of the Ema river.


Texts by Francesco Boccanera, Anna Vittoria Laghi

English translation by Catherine Frost

Last update 22/feb/2008