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Duke Street

Leith

1922

A Lanny and his Ice Cream Barrow  -  Duke Street

A Lanny and his ice cream barrow in Duke Street, Leith, 1922

 Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Stewart, Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland

 

Duke Street

Thank you to John Stewart for allowing me to reproduce this photograph of Angelo Lanny selling ice cream from his barrow in Duke Street, Leith.

John wrote:

Ice Cream Barrow

"I was in touch with Lucia Lanny, today.  She is Angelo Lanny's daughter, born 1927.  She told me that this photo of Angelo with his ice cream barrow was taken in  1922.

A Lanny and his ice cream barrow in Duke Street, Leith, 1922

Angelo came to Scotland from the village of Casino, near Montecasino, Italy, with his wife Camela Romano from Ravello, a village near Casio.

Angelo first sold ice cream from his barrow, getting the ice cream from Fusaros who had a shop in Duke Street, Leith.  Mrs Fusaro is the lady beside the barrow."

Thank you to John Stewart for identifying the location of this photo as Duke Street Leith.  John tells me that:

-  he recognises the entrance in the background as being to the Congregational Church Hall, Duke Street

-  Mrs Fusaro lived in Duke Street.  In this photo she appears to have just stepped out of her house to the ice cream barrow.

Ice Cream Shop

"This photo of Angelo was taken two years later, when he opened his ice cream shop at 21 Henderson Street in 1924."

A Lanny and his ice cream barrow in Henderson Street, Leith

John Stewart, Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland:  email, Nov 11, 2010 + phone call, Nov 16, 2010

Acknowledgement

John Stewart is author of the 'Old Leither' web site.  One of the sections in that site, 'Italian Connections', looks at some of the Italians who have settled and set up business in Leith.

The photos above are featured in the Italian Connections section of the 'Old Leither' web site.

 

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