Statues - Hither & Thither
Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Vittorio Emanuele II
Victor Emmanuel II of ItalyTurin 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'
Bronze equestrial statue.
On the sides of the pedestal are reliefs, on the front text and on the back the coat of arms of Victor Emanuel II:
Vittorio Emanuele II receiving the Plebiscite from the Deputazione Toscana for the annexation to the Kingdom of Italy
Coat of arms of Vittorio Emanuele II.
The crowd greeting Vittorio Emanuele II when he was leaving the city for Rome.
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