Weltausstellung 1873 Wien
|EXPO Vienna 1873|
The Rotunde, centre of the exhibition
|Motto||Kultur und Erziehung (English: Culture and upbringing)|
|Area||25.6 hectares (63 acres)|
|Opening||May 1, 1873|
|Closure||November 1, 1873|
|Previous||Exposition Universelle (1867) in Paris|
|Next||Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia|
Weltausstellung 1873 Wien (English: World Exposition 1873 Vienna) was the large world exposition that was held in 1873 in the Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungarian capital of Vienna. Its motto was Kultur und Erziehung (English: Culture and upbringing).
There were almost 26,000 exhibitors housed in different buildings that were erected for this exposition, including the Rotunde (English: Rotunda), a large circular building in the great park of Prater designed by the Scottish engineer John Scott Russell. The Rotunde was destroyed by fire on September 17, 1937.
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- The Rotunda of the 1873 Vienna International Exhibition
- Images from the exhibition
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