Under the Christmas tree at Wallsee, newspaper illustration, 1916

Under the Christmas tree at Wallsee, newspaper illustration, 1916

This idyllic Habsburg family scene was published in the Emperor Franz Joseph commemorative issue of the Illustrierte Zeitung in 1916 and was intended to strengthen patriotic feelings in the midst of the war. It shows the late Emperor together with his grandchildren at Schloss Wallsee, the home of his daughter Marie Valerie.

 

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