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Why is there a sombrero in the crypt? – Kaisercruft Scene [Photography]

Because… Maximilian I (German: Ferdinand Maximilian Josef Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen, Spanish: Fernando Maximiliano José María de Habsburgo-Lorena; 6 July 1832 – 19 June 1867) was an Austrian archduke who reigned as the only Emperor of the Second Mexican Empire from … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 10 [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 7 – Empress Maria Theresa [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 6 – Empress Maria Theresa via Instagram [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 5 – Empress Maria Theresa via Instagram [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 3 via Instagram [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 2 via Instagram [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Kaisercruft Scene 1 via Instagram [Photography]

The Imperial Crypt (German: Kaisergruft), also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square … Continue reading

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Milan Centerpiece (1838), Sisi Museum, Vienna, Austria Panorama [Video] [Photography)

“Milan Centrepiece commissioned from the firm of Luigi Manfredini to mark the coronation of Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria as King of Lombardy and Venetia in 1838. It is the most elaborate ensemble in the Imperial Silver Collection and together … Continue reading

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The Hidden Engineering Protecting Getty Art from Earthquakes [Shared]

The safety systems at the Getty have always fascinated me. I am constantly discovering mounting systems and such which are so subtle – as they should be – that they don’t impact the enjoyment of the artwork at all. – … Continue reading

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100” Telescope at Sunset, Mount Wilson Observatory via Instagram [Photography]

Follow me on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Chill Vibe at Ready Mix Music via Instagram [Photography] Queens of Infamy via Longreads [Shared] 100” Telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory, California via Instagram [Photography] Clouds over Pasadena from Mount Wilson … Continue reading

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The Museum Where Everything Is on Display via Atlas Obscura [Shared]

I am always amazed – and filled with despair – when I see how much of a museum’s collection is hidden from visitors. Virtual online collections certainly help to surface lesser-known pieces, but here is a museum seeking to provide … Continue reading

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Diorama, Mount Wilson Observatory, California via Instagram [Photography]

A detailed diorama shows the grounds of the observatory in the small museum on the grounds. Follow @DEWDesignPhoto on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Chill Vibe at Ready Mix Music via Instagram [Photography] My Los Angeles 96: Street … Continue reading

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From The Collection Of… 7 in a series – Serpiente bicéfala de mosaico de turquesa from The British Museum

From The Collection Of… is a new series highlighting the amazing artwork of the world that is discoverable — and shareable — on the Internet. Most museum collections contain far too many pieces to exhibit in their galleries, so locating … Continue reading

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18 Free Online Museum Tours To Enjoy Without Leaving Your Couch via The Collector [Shared]

18 Free Online Museum Tours To Enjoy Without Leaving Your Couch As the history of museums is entering its digital age, more and more art institutions are choosing to expand their online services. Most large museums today offer online access … Continue reading

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