Category: italy

Winter at the Vatican, Rome, Italy, 1958. Photographed by…

Winter at the Vatican, Rome, Italy, 1958. Photographed by Leonard Freed.

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The Battle of Solferino in 1859 was the last major battlein world where both sides were under the direct command of their respective monarchs. The Franco-Italian allied forces were under command of Napoleon III of France serving under Victor Emmanual II of Italy, and the Austrian forces were under command of Emperor Franz Joseph I.

People from the street stopping by a TV store …

People from the street stopping by a TV store in Italy to watch the 1960 Olympics

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In the 1920s, Fiat factory workers race on the rooftop for the…

In the 1920s, Fiat factory workers race on the rooftop for the test track in Turin.

Piazza Duomo, Milan, Italy, mid-1930s via redd…

Piazza Duomo, Milan, Italy, mid-1930s

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By the way, it is probably not so well known that the Milan Cathedral is the third (or fourth, depending on the source) largest church in the world, in terms of interior area; the sixth in terms of volume.

Corpus Domini, Campobasso, Italy, 1955. Photographed by David…

Corpus Domini, Campobasso, Italy, 1955. Photographed by David Seymour.

Audrey Hepburn, Rome, 1961.

Audrey Hepburn, Rome, 1961.

Lost in thought, Rome, Italy, 1962. Photographed by Bruno…

Lost in thought, Rome, Italy, 1962. Photographed by Bruno Barbey.

Benito Mussolini stands on a wheat threshing m…

Benito Mussolini stands on a wheat threshing machine in Aprilia, Italy, to inaugurate the harvest of 1938

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Ingrid Bergman, Rome, Italy, 1952. Photographed by David…

Ingrid Bergman, Rome, Italy, 1952. Photographed by David Seymour.