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A Swiss guard

A Swiss guard


A carte-de-visite showing two members of the Swiss Guard [Svizzero], the small force responsible for the security of the Apostolic Palace, the entrances to the Vatican City and the safety of the Pope.

Photographed by Giorgio Conrad of Naples.

 

Code: 125512
 
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