Florence Floods, Italy, 1966

Florence Floods, Italy, 1966 in which 100 died and many cultural artefacts, books, paintings and sculptures were damaged. It was the worst flood for five hundred years. Damaged paintings on the back of a truck en route from the Ufizzi Gallery to the Palazzo Pitti Gallery where they will be kept at humidified temperatures for many months prior to restoration by experts. - Romano Cagnoni - 1966-11-11
 
 
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