Emperor Franz I inspecting the construction works on the new channel for the River Wien

Emperor Franz I visited the construction works on the new channel for the River Wien on 6 September 1831. The project was intended to avert the risk of epidemics in the capital.

In: Sandgruber, Roman: Illustrierte Geschichte Österreichs. Epochen. Menschen. Leistungen. Pichler Verlag, Vienna 2000, 182/183.

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