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Italy
Lucca
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

Piazzale Vittorio Emanuele

Vittorio Emanuele II

Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

Turin 1820 - Rome 1878
King of Sardinia from 1849 until 17 March 1861, when he assumed the title King of Italy to become the first king of a united Italy since the 6th century; considered, with Garibaldi, Cavour, and Mazzini, as one of Italy's 'fathers of the fatherland'
(Wikipedia)
Augusto Passaglia
Fratelli Galli Fusero (Firenze)
1885

Lucca /  Vittorio Emanuele II   Lucca /  Vittorio Emanuele II

Description

Bronze statue of King Victor Emanuel with a document in his hand.

Inscription(s)

A
VITTORIO EMANUELE II
libertatore d'italia
mdccclxxxv

per pubbliche offerte
auspice la società operat...
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augusto passaglia lucchese
scolpi

Signature

A; PASSAGLIA scolpi
Flli GALLI FUSERO in firenze 1885

Lucca - Vittorio Emanuele II

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°50'19" E 10°30'6"

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