Italian patriots letters, 1754-1874.


Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Italian patriots letters, 1754-1874.

Italian patriots letters, 1754-1874.

This group of thirteen letters, one document, one signed card, fourteen portraits, and one portrait medal relates to six distinguished Italian patriots who were prominent in the unification of Italy in the 19th century. The collection includes one letter and one portrait of Count Camillo Benso Cavour (1810-1861); three letters and three portraits of Domenico Cirillo (1739-1799); two letters and two portraits of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882); one letter and one portrait of Giuseppe Guisti (1809-1850); six letters, one signed card, and six portraits of Giuseppe Mazzini (1805-1872); and one document, one portrait, and one portrait medal of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820-1878). The letters are in many cases accompanied by transcriptions and translations as they are chiefly in Italian. The portraits are engravings and photographs.

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Giusti, Giuseppe, 1809-1850 (person)

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Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy, 1820-1878 (person)

Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882 (person)

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Cavour, Camillo Benso, conte di, 1810-1861 (person)