The Wiener Riesenrad
The Wiener Riesenrad (German for 'Viennese Giant Wheel'), or Riesenrad is a Ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austria's capital Vienna. It was one of the earliest Ferris wheels, erected in 1897 to celebrate Emperor Franz Josef I's Golden Jubilee. The designer was an Englishman, Walter Basset."
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Spring - Summer Wind by Herta Zuckermann
Girl with her arms filled with Spring flowers - painting by child artist Herta Zuckermann, student at the Vienna School for Arts and Crafts (Professor Cizek's course). Frantz Cizek was an artist teacher and reformer of art education-he opened his Juvenile Art Class in Vienna in 1897 and encouraged his students aged 5-14 years old to express themselves freely in an unencumbered atmosphere -some of the results are outstanding this being one of the works by pupil 14 year old Herta Zuckermann of a young girl gathering spring flowers Date: 1920
The Daring of Diane, comic operetta by Heinrich Reinhardt
The Daring of Diane, comic operetta in one scene adapted by Arthur Anderson, from Die Suessen Grisetten by Julius Wilhelm, with music by Heinrich Reinhardt, (Holle Cabaret Theatre in Vienna, on 1st December 1907). First produced at the Tivoli music hall, on 22nd January 1912. Reinhardt had a successful career in Vienna as an operetta composer. This was a one act piece. The Artist is E.P. Kinsella, dated 1912. Date: 1912
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library