Giuseppe Garibaldi(1807-1882), Italian soldier; played central role in unification of Italy
Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Garibaldi was an Italian politician, general and nationalist. He was a pivotal figure in unifying the various states of the Italian peninsula under one monarchy in 1861. By the mid-1860s, Garibaldi had become a celebrated figure in Britain. He was greeted by ecstatic crowds who lined the streets when he visited in 1864. The British-made Garibaldi biscuit was named after him.
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 Mudd, and Unknown photographers, published by Ashford Brothers & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
On display in Room 22 on Floor 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
by Unknown artist
wood engraving, published by Fun 1864