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The Museum of the Risorgimento and of the Resistance Movement: photos, description (Museo del risorgimento e della resistenza)

The Museum of the Risorgimento and of the Resistance Movement are closely linked to traditions, culture, and public life of Vicenza and throughout the province. It is located in the Villa, Guiccioli, on the hill Ambelokipoi, where in 1848, the year originated a heroic resistance movement. It was here that the inhabitants of Vicenza, and other towns of the province defended his town. The Museum's collection is incredibly diverse and interesting. Its core consists of printed materials, Newspapers, magazines, manuscripts, portraits of historical figures, and diaries of participants of events, proclamations, decrees, coins, medals, military maps, weapons, bayonets, sabers, flags, and military artifacts. Collection of documents and personal belongings provides an interesting perspective on local, national and, in some cases, the European historical developments since the first Italian campaign of Napoleon in 1796-m year to the end of the Second World war. It's the story of the sesquicentennial period, which changed the political, social, economic life of Italy and Europe.

Undoubtedly, one of the most important collections of the Museum is the collection of Gabriele Fantoni, sent them to Vicenza in the late 19th - early 20th centuries. His collection devoted to the history of the Risorgimento - movement for Italian unification, especially Vicentina branches from the end of the 18th century to the end of the 19th century. Here you can see the ads, proclamations and other materials that are in the middle of the 19th century produced the Venetian government. Noteworthy autographs and personal belongings of those who defended Venice and Vicenza during the Austrian siege. It is also worth to get acquainted with a collection of Patriotic hymns, poems and songs written by unknown authors, and satyrs and humorous publications, shedding new light on the morale of the people of that time. Collection of printed materials includes more than 4 thousand pamphlets published in the second half of the 19th century.