Photograph of Venice: Calle dell'Olio destroyed

Photograph

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English

This photograph shows Calle dell’Olio, a street in Venice, after it had been bombed. Austrian bombings caused heavy damage to the historic architecture of Venice, and the first took place on 24 May 1915, the day of Italian entry into the war. Another 41 bombings were to follow with a total of 1,029 bombs dropped resulting in 52 dead and 84 injured.

Il Mondo was a weekly publication focusing on politics and culture, printed in Rome between 1949 and 1966.

Italian

I bombardamenti austriaci arrecarono seri danni all'ingente patrimonio artistico della città. Il primo bombardamento avvenne il 24 maggio 1915, che coincise con l'entrata in guerra dell'Italia. Ne seguiranno altri quarantuno per un totale di 1029 bombe, 52 morti, 84 feriti.

Il Mondo è stato un settimanale di politica e cultura pubblicato a Roma negli anni 1949-66.

Full title
Photograph of Venice: Calle dell'Olio destroyed from Il Mondo
Published
1918
Created
1918
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Photograph
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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
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