Venice in the war. The protection of monuments

Description

This photograph shows the way monuments in Venice were protected during the war. Wooden beams, sandbags and protective walls were used to shield them from falling bombs.

Full title:
The protection of monuments (Venice in the war)
Created:
1916
Format:
Book / Photograph
Held by:
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
Usage terms:
Public Domain

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