Palazzo Carignano & Risorgimento Museum, Turin Photos

The Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carlo Alberto in Turin hosts the Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano which presents Revolutionary & Independence-era Italian history (1700s-1800s). Besides being an architectural treasure, the Palace has historical significance as birthplace of Italian King Vittorio Emanuele II and as the Italian Chamber of Deputies (1848-60) until the Government moved to Florence & then Rome.

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Italy room facade of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carlo Alberto. Turin, Italy.Palazzo Carignano Italy room extension built to serve as Italian parliament, but capital moved to Florence in 1861. Turin, Italy.Italy room facade of Palazzo Carignano beyond Carlo Alberto equestrian statue. Turin, Italy.Liberty statuary facade of Palazzo Carignano parliament extension which never served purpose since capital moved to Florence in 1861. Turin, Italy.
Italy room facade (1850s) of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carlo Alberto. Turin, Italy.Palazzo Carignano Italy room extension (1850s) built to serve as Italian parliament, but capital moved to Florence in 1861. Turin, Italy.Italy room facade of Palazzo Carignano beyond Carlo Alberto equestrian statue. Turin, Italy.Liberty statuary facade of Palazzo Carignano parliament extension (1850s) which never served purpose since capital moved to Florence in 1861. Turin, Italy.
Carlo Alberto, King of Sardinia equestrian statue by Carlo Marochetti on Piazza Carlo Alberto between Palazzo Carignano & National Library. Turin, Italy.Italy room facade & street lamp detail of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carlo Alberto. Turin, Italy.Carlo Alberto, King of Sardinia equestrian statue by Carlo Marochetti on Piazza Carlo Alberto between National Library & Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.National Library on Piazza Carlo Alberto. Turin, Italy.
Carlo Alberto, King of Sardinia (17981849) equestrian statue (1861) by Carlo Marochetti on Piazza Carlo Alberto between Palazzo Carignano & National Library. Turin, Italy.Italy room facade & street lamp detail of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carlo Alberto. Turin, Italy.Carlo Alberto, King of Sardinia (17981849) equestrian statue (1861) by Carlo Marochetti on Piazza Carlo Alberto between National Library & Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.National Library on Piazza Carlo Alberto. Turin, Italy.
Archway pass through courtyard of Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Courtyard of Palazzo Carignano with baroque facade of Subalpine chamber, site of Italy's first Parliament. Turin, Italy.Courtyard baroque facade of Palazzo Carignano of round Subalpine chamber site of Italy's first Parliament. Turin, Italy.Brick courtyard facade of Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Archway pass through courtyard of Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Courtyard of Palazzo Carignano with baroque facade of Subalpine chamber, site of Italy's first Parliament. Turin, Italy.Courtyard baroque facade of Palazzo Carignano of round Subalpine chamber (1679) site of Italy's first Parliament (1848-61). Turin, Italy. Architect: Guarino Guarini.Brick courtyard facade of Palazzo Carignano (1679). Turin, Italy. Architect: Guarino Guarini.
Concave & convex Baroque facade of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Baroque facade of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Bronze plaque to Italian King Vittorio Emanuele II who was born in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Portico of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Concave & convex Baroque facade of Palazzo Carignano (1679) on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy. Architect: Guarino Guarini.Baroque facade of Palazzo Carignano (1679) on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Bronze plaque to Italian King Vittorio Emanuele II who was born in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Portico of Palazzo Carignano on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Carignano Theater facade on plaza facing Carignano Palace. Turin, Italy.Monument to Vincenzo Gioberti, Italian unification philosopher , on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Monument to Vincenzo Gioberti, Italian unification philosopher , on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Entrance to Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Carignano Theater facade on plaza facing Carignano Palace. Turin, Italy.Monument to Vincenzo Gioberti, Italian unification philosopher (1801-52), on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Monument to Vincenzo Gioberti, Italian unification philosopher (1801-52), on Piazza Carignano. Turin, Italy.Entrance to Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Banister carvings on stairway to Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Stairway to Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Hall of subalpine Chamber of Deputies in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Ceiling of Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Banister carvings on stairway to Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Stairway to Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Hall of subalpine Chamber of Deputies (1848-60) in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Ceiling of Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence, now a paintings gallery depicting military battles of Savoy army & Garibaldi's volunteers at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Statuary of Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Statues of Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Engraved timeline of Italian history 1706-1939 with statue of Eugenio di Savoia at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence, now a paintings gallery depicting military battles (1848-60) of Savoy army & Garibaldi's volunteers at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Statuary of Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Statues of Chamber of Deputies of kingdom of Italy hall, not used due to transfer of capital from Turin to Florence at Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Engraved timeline of Italian history 1706-1939 with statue of Eugenio di Savoia at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.
Copy of French Revolutionary Declaration of Rights of Man at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Room with symbol of French Revolution & subsequent Italian occupation by France represented by Phrygian cap on liberty tree of Carmagnola at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Phrygian cap symbol of French Revolution at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Cockade worn during attempted insurrection in Bologna preserved by Napoleon as first Italian tricolor at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Copy of French Revolutionary Declaration of Rights of Man (August 26, 1789) at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Room with symbol of French Revolution & subsequent Italian occupation by France (1799) represented by Phrygian cap on liberty tree of Carmagnola at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Phrygian cap (1799) symbol of French Revolution at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Cockade worn during attempted insurrection in Bologna (Nov. 13-14, 1974) preserved by Napoleon as first Italian tricolor at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
French under Napoleon enter Milan on May 14, 1796 graphic by J.L.H. Bellange at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Napoleon leads attack on bridge of Arcole on Nov. 15, 1796 painting by G.P. Bagetti at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.French occupy Venice on May 12, 1797 graphic by T.C. Naudet at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Evacuation of French from Livorno on May 14, 1797 graphic by J. Beys at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
French under Napoleon enter Milan on May 14, 1796 graphic (before 1836) by J.L.H. Bellange at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Napoleon leads attack on bridge of Arcole on Nov. 15, 1796 painting (c1797) by G.P. Bagetti at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.French occupy Venice on May 12, 1797 graphic (c1797) by T.C. Naudet at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Evacuation of French from Livorno on May 14, 1797 graphic (1799) by J. Beys at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
French occupy Turin on Dec. 7, 1798 graphic by C. Vernet at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Flag of city of Turin under French rule at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Napoleon leads counter offensive into Italy through Great St. Bernard Pass through Alps on May 15-16, 1800 painting by G.P. Bagetti at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Decisive French victory of Napoleon over Italians at Marengo on June 14, 1800 graphic by J.L.H. Bellange at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
French occupy Turin on Dec. 7, 1798 graphic (c1806) by C. Vernet at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Flag of city of Turin under French rule (early 19thC) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Napoleon leads counter offensive into Italy through Great St. Bernard Pass through Alps on May 15-16, 1800 painting (early 1800s) by G.P. Bagetti at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Decisive French victory of Napoleon over Italians at Marengo on June 14, 1800 graphic (before 1860) by J.L.H. Bellange at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Napoleon inspecting Italian & Polish military troops on June 10, 1805 during era of Italian Republic & then Kingdom of Italy when Napoleon ruled graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Mustering Italian militia on Feb. 18, 1812 during era of Kingdom of Italy graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Italian Cavalry during era of Kingdom of Italy c1805-1814 graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Italian Infantry during era of Kingdom of Italy c1805-1814 graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Napoleon inspecting Italian & Polish military troops on June 10, 1805 during era of Italian Republic & then Kingdom of Italy when Napoleon ruled graphic (1845) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Mustering Italian militia on Feb. 18, 1812 during era of Kingdom of Italy graphic (1845) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Italian Cavalry during era of Kingdom of Italy c1805-1814 graphic (early 19thC) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Italian Infantry during era of Kingdom of Italy c1805-1814 graphic (early 19thC) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Italian King Napoleon & his court during era of Kingdom of Italy c1805-1814 graphic by D. Monten at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Napoleon's exile to Island of St. Helena on Oct. 15, 1815 poster at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Death of Napoleon on May 5, 1821 graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Vittorio Emanuele I returning to govern Turin on May 20, 1814 post Napoleon carving at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Italian King Napoleon & his court during era of Kingdom of Italy c1805-1814 graphic (1840) by D. Monten at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Napoleon's exile to Island of St. Helena on Oct. 15, 1815 poster at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Death of Napoleon on May 5, 1821 graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Vittorio Emanuele I returning to govern Turin on May 20, 1814 post Napoleon carving (1823-31) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Vittorio Emanuele I King of Sardinia & Duke of Savoy at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Printing press used during Italian revolutions of 1821 at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of George Sand active during revolution in France at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Neckerchief celebrating Customs League during building of Italy at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Vittorio Emanuele I (1759-1824) King of Sardinia & Duke of Savoy at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Printing press used during Italian revolutions of 1821 at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of George Sand (pseudonym of Aurore Dupin) active during revolution in France (1820-48) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Neckerchief celebrating Customs League (1847) during building of Italy at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Tapestry of Carlo Alberto signing Albertine Statute granting representative government on March 4, 1848 at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Barricade at Porta Tosa in Milan on March 22, 1848 lithograph at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Francesco Annoni in Milan National Guard Uniform by F. Ratti at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Ugo Bassi in front of Austrian military court for insurrection of 1848-9 painting by C. Ademollo at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Tapestry of Carlo Alberto signing Albertine Statute granting representative government on March 4, 1848 at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Barricade at Porta Tosa in Milan on March 22, 1848 lithograph (last quarter 19thC) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Francesco Annoni (1804-72) in Milan National Guard Uniform (c1848-9) by F. Ratti at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Ugo Bassi (1801-49) in front of Austrian military court for insurrection of 1848-9 painting (third quarter 19thC) by C. Ademollo at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Collection of military hats used in Italy during first war of independence at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Uniform of grenadier guard regiment from Piedmontese dynastic war era at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Death of brothers Lavini at Piedmontese defeat in battle of Novara on March 23, 1849 at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Luciano Luciani wounded in Curtatone during first war of independence at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Collection of military hats used in Italy during first war of independence (1848-9) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Uniform of grenadier guard regiment from Piedmontese dynastic war era (1848-9) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Death of brothers Lavini at Piedmontese defeat in battle of Novara on March 23, 1849 at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Luciano Luciani wounded in Curtatone during first war of independence at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Displays highlighting decade of 1849-59 when Italy struggled to move from old Regional States to a democratic nation at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Loom weaving Italian tricolor flag, symbolically completing 1849-59 transformation from regional states to nation at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Busts of presidents of Italian Chamber of Deputies at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Italian Prime-Minister Camillo Cavour's so-called diplomatic carriage at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Displays highlighting decade of 1849-59 when Italy struggled to move from old Regional States to a democratic nation at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Loom weaving Italian tricolor flag, symbolically completing 1849-59 transformation from regional states to nation at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Busts of presidents of Italian Chamber of Deputies (c1847-9) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Italian Prime-Minister Camillo Cavour's so-called diplomatic carriage (before 1861) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Marble bust of Camillo Benso de Cavour leading figure in Italian unification by G. Dini at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Italian Prime-Minister Camillo Cavour portrait after F. Hayez at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Vittorio Emanuele II by G. Camino at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Vittorio Emanuele II by G. Induno at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Marble bust of Camillo Benso de Cavour leading figure in Italian unification (1862) by G. Dini at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Italian Prime-Minister Camillo Cavour portrait (1861) after F. Hayez at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Vittorio Emanuele II (1861) by G. Camino at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Portrait of Vittorio Emanuele II (third quarter 19thC) by G. Induno at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Design feature of Garibaldi monument in Savona & Giuseppe Garibaldi on horseback modeled from graphic at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Giuseppe Garibaldi embarking in Quarto on May 5-6, 1860 painting by V. Azzola at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Marble bust of Giuseppe Garibaldi by M. Battaglia at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Images of Giuseppe Garibaldi & other Italian nationalists at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Design feature of Garibaldi monument in Savona (1928) & Giuseppe Garibaldi on horseback modeled from graphic (2011) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Giuseppe Garibaldi embarking in Quarto on May 5-6, 1860 painting by V. Azzola at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Marble bust of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1886) by M. Battaglia at Risorgimento Museum in Palazzo Carignano. Turin, Italy.Images of Giuseppe Garibaldi & other Italian nationalists at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Graphic of Giuseppe Garibaldi & events of his life at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Clock depicting Giuseppe Garibaldi at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Commemoration of Anita Garibaldi ten years on from her death after fall of Roman Republic painting by E. Eroli at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Long chest containing flag of Turin by A. Tartarini at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Graphic of Giuseppe Garibaldi & events of his life at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Clock depicting Giuseppe Garibaldi (second half 19thC) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Commemoration of Anita Garibaldi ten years on from her death after fall of Roman Republic painting (1907-10) by E. Eroli at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Long chest containing flag of Turin (1898) by A. Tartarini at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Diploma showing International Expo of Industry & Labor of Turin lithograph by G. Ceragioli at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Diploma showing General Italian Expo of Turin lithograph by C. Chessa at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Waltz music sheet for International Expo of Industry & Labor of Turin lithograph at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.
Diploma showing International Expo of Industry & Labor of Turin lithograph (1911) by G. Ceragioli at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Diploma showing General Italian Expo of Turin lithograph (1898) by C. Chessa at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.Waltz music sheet for International Expo of Industry & Labor of Turin lithograph (1911) at Risorgimento Museum. Turin, Italy.

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