A Journey across Sardinia. From the pioneers to Vittorio Alinari.
The archaic and wild island in the Mediterranean. The destination of - a few - pioneering and adventurous photographers, the House of Savoy’s favourite and the Alinari’s offspring exotic dream.
In the late nineteenth century, according to some scientists' theory, one was born a brigand. One would die a brigand to make Italy.
Felice Beato and Adolfo Farsari, photographers in Japan
Two venetians, image makers in the second half of the Nineteenth century, created for Westerners the vision of the East and the romantic and stylized idea of exotic.
Villa Fabbricotti, future headquarters of Alinari foundation
The historic Florentine residence, owned by the Tuscany Region since 1976, will be the new home of the FAF. The building acquired its present form thanks to the work of architect...
Villa Fabbricotti & Queen Victoria's visit
Villa Fabbricotti, on the slopes of the Montughi hill and a mere stone's throw from Florence's historic centre, provided the accommodation for Queen Victoria during her visit in March 1894. Welcomed by crowds at the central station...