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Avenue in the gardens of Schönbrunn

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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
In 1569 a farm belonging to the monastery of Klosterneuberg stood at Katterburg, about ten kilometres (six miles) from the centre of Vienna. There the waters of the Wein-Fluss operated a mill and irrigated the vineyards and orchards of the surrounding plain, which extended to the Katterhölzel woods covering the slopes of the woods beyond. Maximilian II bought the farm, the mill and the land...
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Related print edition pages: pp.195-197

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