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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'
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artist unknown
1887

Pietrasanta /  Vittorio Emanuele II   Pietrasanta /  Vittorio Emanuele II

Description

Marble portrait medaillon with a separate marble text plaque.

Inscription(s)

il comune di pietrasanta
ha fatto porre questa memoria
alla maesta'
DI VITTORIO EMANUELE II
perchè unico di virtù
unico di fortuna favorita da dio
pigliò del padre
la giusta impresa di redimere l'italia
compiendola con vera gloria
---- · -----
xx settembre mdccclxxxvii

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Location (N 43°57'26" - E 10°13'57")

Item Code: itto190; Photograph: 16 May 2017
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