Giuseppe Garibaldi(1807-1882), Italian soldier; played central role in unification of Italy
Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Italian general, politician and nationalist who played a pivotal role in the unification of Italy. Born in Nice, he was christened Joseph-Marie Garibaldi on 4 July 1807. Drawn into life at sea by his family's involvement with coastal trade, he was certified as a merchant navy captain in 1832. The following year in Russia he met Giovanni Battista Cuneo a politically active immigrant and member of the secret Young Italy movement of Giuseppe Mazzini. Garibaldi joined the society taking an oath dedicating himself to the struggle to liberate and unify his homeland free from Austrian dominance.
by Frederick Holland Mares, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, and James
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
by Unknown artist
wood engraving, published by Fun 1864
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