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. Dr Luisa Bucherucci, Director of the Uffizi Gallery, with damaged paintings covered with tissue paper to avoid further loss of colour. - Romano Cagnoni - 1966-11-11
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