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Rivers, Italy in Europe

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Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) Featured Rivers Image

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)

Photograph of Sir Richard Francis Burton, the English explorer, linguist and diplomat. A master of up to 30 languages, Burton made a pilgrimage to Mecca disguised as a Pathan in 1853 and later explored Africa, settting out with John Hanning Speke, to search for the source of the Nile River. In later life he served as a British diplomat in Brazil, Syria and Italy

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -

Hannibal crossing the Rhone River Featured Rivers Image

Hannibal crossing the Rhone River

SECOND PUNIC WAR: Hannibal, the Carthaginian leader, crossing the Rhone River, probably near Aurasio in present-day France, with his army and elephants before crossing the Alps into Italy to fight in the Second Punic War

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -

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Florence, Italy - Cascine - Monument to an Indian Maharajah Featured Rivers Image

Florence, Italy - Cascine - Monument to an Indian Maharajah

Florence, Tuscany, Italy - at the east end of the Parco delle Cascine - Monumento all'Indiano (Monument to the Indian), more specifically the Monument to the Maratha Maharajah of Kohlapur, Rajaram Chhatrapati sculptor Charles Francis Fuller II 2nd second. The Maharajah died aged 20 in Florence whilst returning from a visit to London and was cremated on the banks of the Arno River by special permission granted by the Italian Council of Ministers.

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection