Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Mogadiscio – Monumento ai Caduti

Posted in 1900 - 1960 Italian Period, 1930s, Monuments by rickjdavies on 30 August, 2008

Location unknown. Possibly next to the first Parliament building

Another view of the same monument, looking to the right.  Building at the back right was a government insurance company office in the 1980s.

Mogadiscio – Monumento di Caduti e Palazzo INAIL, circa 1960

“Somalia – Vecchia Mogadiscio”

Posted in 1900 - 1960 Italian Period, Street scenes, Themes, Y: Unknown locations by rickjdavies on 20 August, 2008

Vecchia Mogadiscio

Where is this scene? Is it in   Xamar Weyne or Shangani, the two oldest parts of Mogadishu

Somalia Italiana: Mogadiscio – Pozo Cava

Posted in 1900 - 1960 Italian Period, 1918 - 1940, Y: Unknown locations by rickjdavies on 16 August, 2008

Posted 22 June 1922. Exact location in Mogadiscio unknown. The “lighthouse” in the back right may have been in Lido area

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