Italy – The first photo taken of Don Bosco and the last one found

30 January 2020

Turin, Italy - 1858/1868 - This is the photo found in 2002 and studied by Fr Francesco Motto, a historian. To prove the fact that what you see in the picture is Don Bosco, an in-depth study, which lasted several months, was conducted with experts and specialists. The photo shows Don Bosco with four ladies. His face is youthful, calm and serene and even seems to have gained some weight. According to Fr Motto, it is the first photo taken of the Saint of Youth, and therefore the oldest, although it was found only a few years ago.

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