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Patriarcal family group. Three various generations are obvious: in foreground the couple of the great-grandfathers with four grandsons; in the second line there are: in the middle the Grandma (the great-grandma daughter) that takes into arm the youngest nephew; while at the two opposite in the group there are the Grandma daughter with her husband, that is the father of all the children (five!). Photography by anonymous; somewhere in Italy, approx. 1900. (Photo by Fototeca Gilardi/Getty Images).

Patriarcal family group. Three various generations are obvious: in foreground the couple of the great-grandfathers with four grandsons; in the second line there are: in the middle the Grandma (the great-grandma daughter) that takes into arm the youngest nephew; while at the two opposite in the group there are the Grandma daughter with her husband, that is the father of all the children (five!). Photography by anonymous; somewhere in Italy, approx. 1900. (Photo by Fototeca Gilardi/Getty Images).