Item 32943 - PHOTO0000001412

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-CLT-32943

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PHOTO0000001412

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  • 1966 (Creation)

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1 black-and-white photo print.

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English transcription: An International Campaign for Florence and Venice was opened the 2 December at the UNESCO Headquarters by Mr René Maheu Director-General of the Organization with an appeal to the solidarity of its Member States. The Campaign is for the preservation and restoration of the works of arts of these two cities which were damaged during the floods in November 1966. Great stocks of books in the National Library and its historical collections have been devastated. Students removing damaged books from the Library.
French transcription: M. René Maheu, Directeur Général de l'UNESCO, a ouvert le 2 Décembre 1966, au siège de l'Organisation, par un appel à la solidarité des Etats Membres, la Campagne internationale pour la sauvegarde et la restauration des biens culturels de Florence et de Venise endommagés par les inondatiions de Novembre 1966. A la Bibliothèque Nationale, les collections historiques ont été endommagées. Ici, des étudiants font la chaîne pour sortir les livres.
Description: Photographie qui montre trois jeunes hommes en train de sortir des livres anciens de la boue. Les livres sont en tas et semblent très abimés. Les garçons sont couvert de boue.
Location: Florence

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UNESCO / Dominique Roger. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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  • English
  • French

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  • Latin

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PHOTO0000001412

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ENV_00063

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