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Farmacia Stefanelli [Stefanelli Pharmacy]

The pharmacy, which occupies its original premises on the ground floor of a medieval building, was founded in the second half of the 18th century. Although it was severely damaged near the end of World War II and then again during the flood of 1966, it has managed to conserve its history, borne witness to by some 36 urn-shaped jars decorated with red leaves and by the ample shelves fabricated in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.


Texts by Francesco Boccanera, Anna Vittoria Laghi

English translation by Catherine Frost

Last update 18/gen/2008