Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

Travel the World: Mid 20th Century Travel Posters via Boston Public Library

(Source: Flickr / boston_public_library)

Österreiches National Bibliothek: Vienna, 2012.
Viennese Arches, Summer 2012
Vienna, Summer 2012
Dear Vienna,
I miss your hot chocolate.  I miss your Sacher Torte. I miss your availability of shot glasses donning the visage of Habsburg royalty.
Österreiches National Bibliothek Interiors: Vienna, Summer 2012
Bookshelves at the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna, July 2012.
Hofburg Palace Entry, Vienna. July 2012
Hofburg Palace Interior Detail, Vienna. July, 2012.

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek and subsequent Sacher Torte: Vienna, Austria.  July 21st 2012.

You’re in for a fair deal of attractive libraries for the next week or so.

After arriving in Vienna a few hours ago, I investigated this structure. Both the design and haunting sounds emanating from inside this fractal interactive sculpture were truly neat juxtaposed with the Viennese landscape.

The Museum of Art History, Vienna (by *pingallery)
Vienna Court Opera, c. 1902.  
Austrian Museum of Art History, Vienna. By pingallery
Austrian Museum of Art History, Vienna. By pingallery
Vienna Court Opera, c. 1902.  Click for Source.