Old Vienna

Collection by Eric Djomo

Eric Djomo
Detail of Hofball in Wien by Wilhelm Gause  On this day in Johann Strauss II was born. Known as the "Waltz King," Str. Johann Strauss, Carl Spitzweg, The Last Waltz, Palais Galliera, Dance Paintings, 1900s Fashion, Gilded Age, Dance Art, Masquerade Ball

Court Ball at the Hofburg, 1900-Wilhelm Gause-Perhaps Gause’s most famous work is “Court Ball at the Hofburg.” Created in 1900, it hangs today within the walls of the Wien Museum Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria. It depicts aristocrats crowding around Franz Joseph I of Austria at the Hofburg Imperial Palace.

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Austria hosted a world's fair in 1873, as it aimed to present itself as a world leader and the equal of England and France. The structure that served as the focal point and ideological locus for the Vienna Exhibition was its striking Rotunda, a feat of engineering and design, which is pictured here during the fair's opening ceremonies on May 1, 1873.

Weltausstellung 1873 Wien (Vienna), Empire of Austria-Hungary Vintage Architecture, Classical Architecture, Entrance Ways, Castle House, World Pictures, Vienna Austria, World's Fair, Old World, Paris Skyline

The Rotunde, center of the Exhibition-Generally speaking, the construction sector enjoyed a veritable boom in Vienna during the second half of the 19th century. However, it was not spared collapse in some areas, in the wake of the severe economic crisis at the time of the 1873 World Exposition in Vienna.

In 1913 Adolf Hitler, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Tito, Sigmund Freud and Joseph Stalin all lived in the same place - in central Vienna! Sigmund Freud, Ferdinand, Vienna Map, Joseph Stalin, Archduke, Facts You Didnt Know, Austro Hungarian, Cat Lovers, Napoleon

1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin all lived in the same place

A century ago, a single square mile in the capital of the then Austro-Hungarian Empire was home to some of the most remarkable men of the 20th Century.

19th century, Wilhelm Gause (1853-1916), Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien Urban Planning, Vienna, Old World, 19th Century, Old Things, Museum, Europe, The Originals, Park

19th century, Wilhelm Gause (1853-1916), Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien