U.S. soldiers after 1966 Florence flood

 

Florence flood of November 4, 1966: US soldiers distribute food to citizens, Piazza della Signoria

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Florence flood of November 4, 1966: US soldiers distribute food to citizens, Piazza della Signoria

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Dufoto / Alinari Archives

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Dufoto    Image date:  06/11/1966

 

Place of photography: Florence, Piazza della SignoriaCollection:

Dufoto / Alinari Arch

Salvatore Ferragamo in Fratelli Alinari photographic archives

Two ultra stylish travellers prepare for their flight wearing (on the left), a wool and mohair coat and (right) a raincoat both by Aquascutum.  The hats are by Jenny Fischer and the bags by Salvatore Ferragamo.       Date: 1959

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Two ultra stylish travellers prepare for their flight wearing (on the left), a wool and mohair coat and (right) a raincoat both by Aquascutum. The hats are by Jenny Fischer and the bags by Salvatore Ferragamo. Date: 1959

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© Mary Evans / Alinari Archives

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Salvatore Ferragamo visiting the United States

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Salvatore Ferragamo visiting the United States

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Chateau Art Studios

Image date:

1920 – 1930

Place of photography

United States

Collection:

Alinari Archives-Alinari Archive, Florence

Craftsmen at work in the studio of footwear designer and manufacturer Ferragamo in Palazzo Feroni, Florence.

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Craftsmen at work in the studio of footwear designer and manufacturer Ferragamo in Palazzo Feroni, Florence.

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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allowed

Photographer:

Alinari, Fratelli

Image date:

1937

Place of photography

Florence

Collection:

Alinari Archives-Alinari Archive, Florence

Shapes for Ferragamo shoes

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Shapes for Ferragamo shoes

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Toscani Archive/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

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Toscani, Fedele

Image date:

12/1952

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Italy

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Toscani Archive/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

Ferragamo testing a pair of shoes on a model

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Ferragamo testing a pair of shoes on a model

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Toscani Archive/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

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Toscani, Fedele

Image date:

12/1952

Place of photography

Italy

Personaggio:

Ferragamo Salvatore

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Toscani Archive/Alinari Archives Manag

Grace Kelly, a selection

Grace Kelly (1928-1982), American actressPrincess of Monaco for his marriage to Rainier III,

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Grace Kelly (1928-1982), American actressPrincess of Monaco for his marriage to Rainier III,

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Index/Alinari Archives, Florence

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Index/Alinari Archives, Florence

Cheek to cheek. Oscar and beautiful Grace Kelly.She won the academy award for Best Actress in 1954 for her role in "The Country Girl"1955, Personalities, Grace Kelly

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Cheek to cheek. Oscar and beautiful Grace Kelly.She won the academy award for Best Actress in 1954 for her role in “The Country Girl”1955, Personalities, Grace Kelly

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2005 / TopFoto / Alinari Archives

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1954

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Grace Kelly on the day of her marriage to Ranieri of Monaco

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Grace Kelly on the day of her marriage to Ranieri of Monaco

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Toscani Archive/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

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Photographer:

Toscani, Fedele

Image date:

1956

Place of photography

Monaco

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Toscani Archive/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

 

 

Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) with Grace Kelly in "High Society", 1956

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Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) with Grace Kelly in “High Society”, 1956

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Ullstein Bild / Alinari Archives

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1956

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Ullstein Bild / Alinari Archives

 

Prince Rainier of Monaca and Grace Kelly at the airport.

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Prince Rainier of Monaca and Grace Kelly at the airport.

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Luigi Leoni Archive / Alinari Archives

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Leoni, Luigi

Image date:

1956-1960

Place of photography

Italy

Personaggio:

Ranieri III Grimaldi, Kelly Grace

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Luigi

 

Grace Kelly and Prince Ranieri III in Rome: Crowd in Via del Corso awaiting the arrival of Monaco princes. In the background, the Alinari store

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Grace Kelly and Prince Ranieri III in Rome: Crowd in Via del Corso awaiting the arrival of Monaco princes. In the background, the Alinari store

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

Image date:

03/05/1957

Place of photography

Rome, via del Corso

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archives Management, Florence

Prince Rainer of Monaco with Princess Grace 1956

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Prince Rainer of Monaco with Princess Grace 1956

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2005 / TopFoto / Alinari Archives

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1956

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Monaco

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TopFoto / Alinari Archives

 

Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly 1929-1982) with Prince Ranieri (Ranieri III 1923-2005) visiting the Capitol in Rome

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Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly 1929-1982) with Prince Ranieri (Ranieri III 1923-2005) visiting the Capitol in Rome

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Team

Image date:

1970

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Rome

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Ranieri III Grimaldi, Kelly Grace

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Team/Alinari

Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly 1929-1982) visiting the Capitol in Rome

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Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly 1929-1982) visiting the Capitol in Rome

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Team

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1970

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Rome

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Team/Alinari

Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly 1929-1982) visiting the Capitol in Rome

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Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly 1929-1982) visiting the Capitol in Rome

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Team

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1970

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Rome

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Team/Alinari

To Catch a Thief, 1955, Alfred Hitckock, Grace Kelly, Carry Grant, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, USA

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To Catch a Thief, 1955, Alfred Hitckock, Grace Kelly, Carry Grant, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, USA

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Paramount pictures / Collection Christophel/Alinari Archives

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1955

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United States

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Collection Christophel/Alinari Archives

Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco, grand masquerade ball, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice, 1966

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Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco, grand masquerade ball, Ca’ Rezzonico, Venice, 1966

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Keystone Archives/HIP / TopFoto / Alinari Archives

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1966

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Venice, Ca’ Rezzonico

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Ranieri III Grimaldi, Kelly Grace

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TopFoto / Alinari

 

Grace Kelly attending a masquerade party in Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

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Grace Kelly attending a masquerade party in Ca’ Rezzonico, Venice

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Fotografia Ferruzzi

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09/09/1967

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Venice, Ca’ Rezzonico

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Alinari Archives-Ferruzzi Donation, Florence

Grace Kelly attending a masquerade party in Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

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Grace Kelly attending a masquerade party in Ca’ Rezzonico, Venice

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Fotografia Ferruzzi

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09/09/1967

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Venice, Ca’ Rezzonico

 

 

Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly (1929-1982), reads the story of the Nativity for Yorkshire Television

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Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly (1929-1982), reads the story of the Nativity for Yorkshire Television

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Keystone Archives/HIP / TopFoto / Alinari Archives

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1973

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Great Britain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audrey Hepburn in Rome, a selection of vintage photos from Fratelli Alinari

The actress Audrey Hepburn walking in the Piazza di Spagna with a bouquet of flowers in her hand.

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The actress Audrey Hepburn walking in the Piazza di Spagna with a bouquet of flowers in her hand.

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Team

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1960 – 1970

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Rome, piazza di Spagna

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Hepburn Audrey

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Team/Alinari

A smiling Audrey Hepburn walking on a street in Rome at night.

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A smiling Audrey Hepburn walking on a street in Rome at night.

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Archivi Alinari, Firenze

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Team

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1960 – 1970

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Rome

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Hepburn Audrey

Journalists and paparazzi at Ciampino airport for the arrival of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

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Journalists and paparazzi at Ciampino airport for the arrival of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

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1960 ca.

Place of photography

Ciampino

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Hepburn Audrey, Ferrer Mel

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

Audrey Hepburn arriving at Ciampino airport with Mel Ferrer

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Audrey Hepburn arriving at Ciampino airport with Mel Ferrer

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

Image date:

1959

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Ciampino

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Hepburn Audrey

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

Audrey Hepburn during a photo shoot at Trinità dei Monti

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Audrey Hepburn during a photo shoot at Trinità dei Monti

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

Image date:

1959

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Rome, Trinità dei Monti

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

Audrey Hepburn buying postcards

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Audrey Hepburn buying postcards

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

Image date:

1959

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Rome

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

Audrey Hepburn arriving at Leonardo da Vinci airport of Fiumicino, Rome

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Audrey Hepburn arriving at Leonardo da Vinci airport of Fiumicino, Rome

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

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1960 ca.

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Rome, Fiumicino

 

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

Audrey Hepburn meeting journalists upon her arrival to Fiumicino airport

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Audrey Hepburn meeting journalists upon her arrival to Fiumicino airport

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

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Luce, Istituto Nazionale

Image date:

1960 ca.

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Rome, Fiumicino

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Luce Institute/Alinari Archive Management, Florence

 

 

 

 

Badiani Gelateria, Firenze & the invention of my favorite flavor: Buontalenti

Is it a surprise to you that Italians invented ice cream? Not me!

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Made only of: Cream Milk Sugar Eggs

At the end of the 1960s, a contest was announced to commemorate the Florentine architect Bernardo Buontalenti, who is known to have invented the ice cream known as “gelato.”
Gelateria Badiani won a prize with a simple yet unique flavor, indeed called Buontalenti. Since then, this special cream based flavor has conquered the palate of Florentines and all good gelato lovers.
Despite many imitation attempts, Badiani’s gelateria is the only home of the real Buontalenti. And, it is still the most sought after flavor.

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History of gelato and Buontalenti

It’s been said that the first to make true gelato, creamy and frozen as we know it today were the Florentines in 15th century.
It allegedly happened like this: during the mid 1500s, Cosimo I de’ Medici, elegant Lord of Tuscany, designated Bernardo Buontalenti to organize special festivities. The Lord intended to astonish a delegation of the King of Spain for political reasons, to support of Cosimo’s intention to incorporate Siena in the dukedom.
Bernardo Buontalenti, architect and creative figure, directed shows and fireworks and set up a program of festivities like no one ever before. He arranged sumptuous banquets, at the end of which he served a frozen cream to which he had added a very precious spice that was coming from the newly discovered Americas: sugar.

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The Spanish delegation was enthusiastic with great satisfaction of the Grand Duke, who had to hire a number of cooks who could continuously prepare gelato.
However, it was thanks to Caterina de’ Medici, then Queen of France, that gelato spread across Europe beginning during the second half of the century. Since then the Queen summoned Florentine pastry chefs who had learned that art and she always served gelato to her guests, kings and diplomats, who then returned to their homelands with the recipe.

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And, just for fun, here’s a vintage photo showing the ever popular combination of children and gelato, especially in Florence!

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