Austrian History

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SOURCES

1)    Art in Vienna 1898 - 1918, Peter Vergo Phaidon Press Limited, Oxford, Second Impression 1986. First Published 1975.

SEE ALSO

AUSTRIAN ART

 

Imperial Vienna, the capital of the Dual Monarchy, had little changed since medieval times.

 

1848    Revolution

1893    Electric lights on the Kohlmarkt

1894    The tram

1898    Fiftieth anniversary of Franz Joseph’s accession to the throne. Also that year, assassination of Empress Elisabeth

1902    Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s Brief des Lord Chandos explored the duality of the relationship between self and world p.12