National Geographic : 1961 Nov
Handshake Unites Italy at Teano, October, 1860 Crying, "I salute the first King of Italy," Garibaldi (left), lib erator of Sicily and Naples, relinquished his conquests to Vittorio Emanuele II, King of Sardinia. Five months later Italy officially became a nation; this year Italians celebrate their centennial. Mirror in Turin witnessed the nation's growing pains. While dining at this restaurant table, Italy's first Prime Minister, Camillo di Cavour, kept an eye on the reflected balcony of Carignano Palace, where the Deputies met. When an aide waved a handkerchief, as re enacted here, Cavour hurried to the Chamber to avert a crisis. 597 •L,¢ mr..' l.R r-IJWEKLI;), Np.IIUN/.LLE.U K/ t'MIL. ;)lUl"l" N,. . .