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The Svevian Museum is located in the historic center of Trieste and was born in the rooms of the Trieste Civic Library. The Museum was inaugurated in 1997 following the generous donation of Letizia Svevo Fonda Savio, daughter of the writer. Part of the museum's heritage is, in particular, the bookcase-cabinet in front of which the writer is portrayed in two photographs of the time, characterized by the monogram with intertwined initials engraved on the doors. There is also preserved the violin on which Svevo loves to practice for many years and with which he performs in some private concerts as a member of a quartet and the golden pen that Livia gives him on the occasion of their engagement and which is at the center of a funny philological doubt. Of great value are the books he owns that have come from his library. The Museum preserves the autographed manuscripts of most of his works: fables, essays, articles, theater and letters. On display there are also family photographs, a precious testimony that the writer shows us in moments of relaxation together with the people closest to him and artist friends.

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Via della Madonna del Mare, 13
34124 Trieste

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