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Italy
Parma
Parma (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Nice 1807 - Caprera 1882
Italian general, politician and nationalist who played a large role in the history of Italy; considered, with Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II, and Mazzini, as one of Italy's 'fathers of the fatherland'
(Wikipedia)
Davide Calandra
Fonderia Esperati (Torini)
1893

Parma /  Giuseppe Garibaldi   Parma /  Giuseppe Garibaldi

Description

Bronze statue on a large pedestal, with bronze reliefs on three sides of the upper section. On the lower section of the pedestal is the coat of arms of Parma and cartouches with the texts ROMA 1849, LOMBARDIA 1859, SICILIA 1860 (captions of the reliefs).

Parma - Giuseppe Garibaldi
ROMA 1849

The defense of Rome

Parma - Giuseppe Garibaldi
LOMBARDIA 1859

The Battle of San Fermo

Parma - Giuseppe Garibaldi
SICILIA 1860

The Landing near Marsala

Inscription(s)

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GIVSEPPE
GARIBALDI
mdccclxxxxiii

Signature

(pedestal) D. Calandra
(relief Roma and Sicilia) D. Calandra 1892
(relief Lombardia) Fonderia esperati torino

Parma - Giuseppe Garibaldi

Sculptor

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Location (N 44°48'6" - E 10°19'40")

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