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« Reply #60 on: September 19, 2006, 03:21:31 PM »
Dear Britt,

I didn't take them myself, of course.  ;) I found them in different books, especially in Elisabeth, Stationen ihres Lebens by Brigitte Hamann and Elisabeth Hassmann, and on www.schoenbrunn.at.

When I was in Vienna last year, I went to Schönbrunn very early in the morning. In most of the rooms I was all alone and I had enough time to look at the photographs, the paitings and the furniture closely. But anyway I didn't dare to take one single picture.  :-X

By the way: If you want to sit on a chair that once belonged to a member of the Imperial family, you have to visit the Möbelmuseum, also called Hofmobiliendepot in Mariahilferstraße. It's officially allowed to sit on certain chairs there.  ;)
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Und kehr' ins Feenreich nach Haus -
Nichts soll mich wieder bringen.


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« Reply #61 on: October 01, 2006, 07:21:04 AM »
Thanks very much for posting all these interesting photos from Elisabeths rooms.

As I haven´t been in the inside of the Hofburg, I would be interested to know, if the rooms are still looking like that, or were changed many things in between? Are they still as they are on the pictures?

I really hope that I can see the museum of the Hofburg, when I am in Vienna to any other time... ;)

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« Reply #62 on: October 03, 2006, 08:09:17 AM »
Wonderful pics!  Thank you very much!

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« Reply #63 on: October 03, 2006, 10:55:08 AM »
I've been to Artstetten twice. In summer 2003 I was there for the last time. As I am very interested in Archduchess Maria Annunziata, 3rd wife of Archduke Carl Ludwig, I was very excited to see the place she loved so much. But although Annunziata is Franz Ferdinand's mother, you can only see two photos of her and some kind of memorial.

The castle belongs to Anna (Anita) von Hohenberg. She is married and has three children. If I'm right, I once saw her daughter Alix returning to the castle.

Maria Annunciata was C-L's 2nd wife.
The 3rd one was Infanta D. Maria Teresa de Bragança   ::)

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« Reply #64 on: October 03, 2006, 03:57:04 PM »
I've been to Artstetten twice. In summer 2003 I was there for the last time. As I am very interested in Archduchess Maria Annunziata, 3rd wife of Archduke Carl Ludwig, I was very excited to see the place she loved so much. But although Annunziata is Franz Ferdinand's mother, you can only see two photos of her and some kind of memorial.

The castle belongs to Anna (Anita) von Hohenberg. She is married and has three children. If I'm right, I once saw her daughter Alix returning to the castle.

Maria Annunciata was C-L's 2nd wife.
The 3rd one was Infanta D. Maria Teresa de Bragança   ::)

I know.  ;) And Anita Hohenberg is mother of four children.
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Ich aber breite trauernd aus
die weiten weissen Schwingen,
Und kehr' ins Feenreich nach Haus -
Nichts soll mich wieder bringen.


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« Reply #65 on: November 24, 2006, 11:47:38 AM »
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« Reply #66 on: November 24, 2006, 12:53:07 PM »
Thanks for linking to that side! It´s impressive to see Schönbrunn like that!
But strange for me, because I had been there on a very hot day in summer... ;)
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« Reply #67 on: July 09, 2007, 09:06:18 PM »
lucien do you know if the link to the palaces  link you posted in last year is in english?
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« Last Edit: July 29, 2007, 03:18:34 AM by Lucien »
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« Reply #70 on: July 29, 2007, 09:22:13 PM »
That is very interesting you been to the castles MarieCharlotte, in Vienna the pictures look very pretty thanks for the links Lucien. One day I hope to go to the Vienna Hofburg it is so interesting I would like to see the rooms in the place. :)

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« Reply #71 on: July 30, 2007, 11:49:01 PM »
I found the Hofburg rather stark, sterile, cold and extremely formal. I think you would find Schoenbrunn Castle far more interesting  and beautiful as well as the Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl. The carriage museum at Schoenbrunn Castle is wonderful.

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« Reply #72 on: August 04, 2007, 08:37:14 AM »
hi ..thanks for all the links!

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« Reply #73 on: August 05, 2007, 02:59:40 AM »
That is very interesting you been to the castles MarieCharlotte, in Vienna the pictures look very pretty thanks for the links Lucien. One day I hope to go to the Vienna Hofburg it is so interesting I would like to see the rooms in the place. :)

Unfortuntately I did not get the time to see the Hofburg, when I was there last year. It's a pity. Maybe next time. Have you been to Schönbrunn, did you like it??
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« Reply #74 on: August 05, 2007, 03:37:39 AM »
Schoenbrunn is much nicer than the Hofburg. It is less sterile and stark and the gardens are superb.