Finding Aid for the Weltausstellung in Wien 1873

Shilpa Rele.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Weltausstellung in Wien 1873
Date (inclusive): 1873
Number: 2002.R.13
Physical Description: 16 photographs
Repository:
The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
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Los Angeles 90049-1688
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URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
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Abstract: Sixteen photographs credited variously to György Klösz, Oscar Kramer, and Joseph Löwy. The photographs document exhibition buildings and exhibits of the 1873 Vienna International Exhibition.
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Language: Collection material is in German, English and French.

Biographical/Historical Note

Photographs in this collection are by György Klösz, Oscar Kramer and Joseph Löwy (1832-1902). Not much is known about Kramer and Löwy other than that they were both Austrian and that Kramer was active from 1867 to 1869.
The Hungarian photographer György Klösz (Johann Georg Justus Kloess) was born in Darmstadt, Germany, in 1844. Klösz moved to Vienna after his education and worked in a photography studio. In the 1870s he was one of the first Hungarian photographers to take photographs outside of the studio. He captured almost 260 photographs of the city of Budapest.

Administrative Information

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Publication Rights

Preferred Citation

Weltausstellung in Wien, 1873. Research Library, The Getty Research Insititute, Accession no. 2002.R.13
http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa2002r13

Acquisition Information

Received in 2002.

Processing History

Processed by Shilpa Rele

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection is comprised of sixteen photographic prints of exterior and interior views of the Vienna International Exposition. Included are a view from the west of the Industry Palace, which was one of the largest civic buildings built in Vienna at the time; the South gate to the Industry Palace; the Monaco, Kaiser, Swedish Hunt, and the Russian Kaiser Pavillions; and the east gate to the Art Hall. Three photographs show sculptures by Italian artists.
Fourteen mounts bear a letterpress crest above the image with text: Viribus Unitis. The photographs are numbered and captioned in the negative in German. All but two mounts are printed with the name of the exposition in German, French and English below the image, along with the credit: Photographie und Verlag der concessionirten Wiener Photographen-Association. Titles and signatures are transcribed from the negative. None of the photographs are dated. Cataloger's notes are in brackets.

Arrangement note

Items arranged by exterior and interior views of exhibition buildings.

Indexing Terms

Subjects - Names

Klösz, György
Löwy, J. (Joseph)
Kramer, Oscar

Subjects - Corporate Bodies

Vienna International Exhibition (1873)

Subjects - Topics

Exhibition buildings -- Austria -- Vienna
Sculpture -- Italy -- 19th century

Subjects - Places

Vienna (Austria) -- Description

Genres and Forms of Material

Albumen prints -- Austia -- 19th century

Contributors

Kramer, Oscar
Klösz, György
Löwy, J. (Joseph)


Container List

box 1, item 1

[View taken from the west of main facade of the Palace of Industry]

Scope and Content Note

Photographer's signature on bottom right corner of photograph: J. Löwy
box 1, item 2

Industriepalast: Südportal

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 109. Photographer's signature on bottom right corner of photograph: J. Löwy
box 1, item 3

Russisches Bauernhaus

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 1354. Kramer.
box 1, item 4

Restauration im russischen Styl

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 173. Kramer
box 1, item 5

Im deutschen Hofe

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 572
box 1, item 6

Pavillion der französischen Commission

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 854. J. Löwy
box 1, item 7

Monaco-Pavillion

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 811. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: J. Löwy.
box 1, item 8

Deutscher Fürsten-Pavillon

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 445. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: J. Löwy. Number on bottom right corner of photograph: 445.
box 1, item 9

Kaiser-Pavillon

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 720. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: Kramer.
box 1, item 10

Schwedischer Jagdpavillon

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 734. Kramer.
box 1, item 11

Ruissischer Kaiserpavillon

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 921. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: Klösz.
box 1, item 12

Ostportal der Kunsthalle

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 290. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: Klösz.
box 1, item 13

[Interior view of an exhibition hall]

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 151.
box 1, item 14

Der Schnitter von B. Philipotis

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 1565. Klösz. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: Klösz.
box 1, item 15

Tasso als Kind, Sk. V. L. Torelli. Florencz

box 1, item 16

Die Nacht, v. Leop. Ansiglioni. Rom

Scope and Content Note

Nr. 1000. Klösz. Photographer's signature on bottom left corner of photograph: Klösz.