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Approach to Montegufoni

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Approach to Montegufoni with man walking in road.

Approach to Montegufoni

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Approach to Montegufoni

Ponte alle Grazie

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View from south of rubble of Ponte alle Grazie, destoryed by Nazis.

Frederick Hartt inspecting building

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Lt. Frederick Hartt, specialist in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, inspecting cornice fragment splintered by Nazi shell that struck Giotto's Campanile.

Pumping groundwater outside the Uffizi

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View of groundwater being pumped from the Uffizi Piazza. In background on right can be seen the sculpture of Pier Antonio Micheli. On left, a view of Ponte Vecchio and the arcade of Lugarno degli Archibusieri from the east.

Pumping groundwater outside the Uffizi

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View of groundwater being pumped from the Uffizi Piazza with a view of Ponte Vecchio and the arcade of Lugarno degli Archibusieri from the east.

Destroyed building in Florence

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View of destroyed medieval tower, Borgo San Jacopo, near Ponte Vecchio in Florence after allied bombing. The tower was brought down by bulldozers and cable under the direction of Capt. Cecil Pinsent, M.F.A.A.

Collapsing ruins

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View of remains of medieval tower, as it is demolished under the direction of Capt. Cecil Pinsent M.F.A.A., following bombing damage.

View of Lungarno Corsini

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View of bombing damage off of the Piazza Carlo Goldoni in Florence, where the Lungarno Corsini meets the Ponte alla Carraia.

View of Ponte Vecchio with Duomo

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Remains of the gallery between the Pitti Palace and Uffizi on corbels at Via dei Bardi and Via Guiciardini, looking north toward Duomo.

Damaged shops on Ponte Vecchio

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Damaged buildings along the Ponte Vecchio looking north toward Duomo.

Ponte Santa Trinità from Ponte Vecchio

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View of the St. Trinity Bridge from the Ponte Vecchio.

Shops on Ponte Vecchio

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View of damaged shops on Ponte Vecchio. Debris blocks the north approach.

Damaged building in Florence

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View from below of damaged building (No. 18 Borgo San Jacopo) in Florence.

Destroyed Ponte alle Grazie bridge

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View of destroyed Ponte alle Grazie from the Lungarno Benvenuto Cellini. Tower of Santa Croce can be seen in the background. The bridge had been destroyed by retreating German troops and was not reconstructed following the end of the war.

Ponte Santa Trinità

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Ponte Santa Trinità with temporary Bailey bridge.

People gathered in Piazza degli Uffizi

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Adults and children, plus three vehicles, in the Piazza degli Uffizi. Some people aid in pumping water on right. Pennoyer caption: Populace seeking water from reservoirs in colonnade of Ufizzi Gallery

Damage along the Arno

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Elevated view of Ponte Vecchio and damage along the Arno from the northeast. The negative has been damaged, apparently purposefully, with horizontal scratch marks.

Interior near Palazzo Vecchio

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View of a damaged interior on the second floor a building near the Palazzo Vecchio, which can be seen through the window. Pennoyer notes that a shell has pierced the floor and landed in the street below.

View from above of Ponte Vecchio

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Elevated view from the Palazzo Uffizi of the Ponte Vecchio, Santa Trinita and Carraia bridges in distance.

Damaged bank of the Arno

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View from north bank of the Arno of substantial bombing damage.

Damage near Ponte Vecchio

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View of bombing damage along Arno, looking toward the Ponte Vecchio and the Palazzo Vecchio from the southwest.

View from south bank of the Arno

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View of bombing damage from the Borgo San Jacopo; Florence Cathedral and Palazzo Vecchio can be seen in the distance.

Woman sitting in the rubble

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View of Ponte Vecchio from southeast, showing a lone woman sitting on a bundle amidst the rubble; in the background Florentines continue to excavate books and manuscripts from the ruins of the Colombaria Collection.

Borgo San Jacobo in Florence

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Bombing damage from southeast of the Ponte Vecchio along the Borgo San Jacobo with tower of the Palazzo Vecchio in the background. The medieval Torre dei Mannelli substantially less damaged than its surroundings.

Ponte alle Grazie, Florence

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Slightly elevated view of the destroyed Ponte alle Grazie, with uniformed soldier walking along bank of the Arno. The bridge had been destroyed by retreating German troops.

Baroque palace

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View of an unidentified baroque palace and garden, likely near Florence.

Ruins of the Torre dei Mannelli and Ponte Vecchio

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View showing the Torre dei Mannelli, with the remains of its gallery between the Pitti Palace and Ufizzi on corbels, located off the south end of the Ponte Vecchio; the tower of Palazzo Vecchio can be seen in distance.

View of Florence

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Elevated view from south of Florence, including Duomo. Damaged neegative.

Elevated view of damage along Arno

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Elevated view of damage along Arno with Ponte Santa Trinita right.

Elevated view of Holy Trinity Bridge

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Elevated view of Arno and Ponte Santa Trinita and the Ponte alle Grazie just beyond; negative is damaged.

Men examining salvaged documents from Colombaria Society

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Two men examine the archives of the Colombaria Society, temporarily stored at the Palazzo Mozzo Bardini. On August 3, 1944 the library and museum of the Colombaria Society were destroyed, but many records survived.

Men examining archives of Colombaria Society

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Two men examine the archives of the Colombaria Society, temporarily stored at the Palazzo Mozzo Bardini. On August 3, 1944 the library and museum of the Colombaria Society were destroyed, but many records survived.

Men examining archives of Colombaria Society

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Two men examine the archives of the Colombaria Society, temporarily stored at the Palazzo Mozzo Bardini. On August 3, 1944 the library and museum of the Colombaria Society were destroyed, but many records survived.

Clearing rubble along Lungarno Torrigiani

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View of soldiers and Florentines clearing rubble on the Lungarno Torrigiani near the Ponte Vecchio.

Clearing damage near Ponte Vecchio

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View of Florentines clearing rubble along the bank of the Arno River and excavating books and manuscripts among the ruins of the Colombaria Collection.

Excavations along the Arno

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Elevated view of people excavating the site of the Colombaria Collection.

Excavations along the Arno

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Excavating the site of the Colombaria Collection.

Clearing rubble along Arno

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Elevated view from the west of people clearing rubble along the north bank of the Arno River.

Loading works stored at the Castello di Poppiano

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Artworks being returned to the Belli Arte in Florence from Castello di Poppiano.

Loading works stored at the Castello di Oliveto

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Men loading artworks stored at Castello di Oliveto to return to Florence.

Loading paintings at the Castello di Oliveto

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Returning church panels and pictures to the Belli Arte in Florence.

Loading paintings stored at Castello di Oliveto

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Returning church panels and paintings stored at Castello di Oliveto to the Belli Arte in Florence.

Damage on the Arno

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View of damage along the Arno.