World's Fair Vienna 1873

Culture and Education

May 1, 1873 - October 31, 1873


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Main building

Main building at the Exhibition Vienna 1873

The hall of arts was located to the east of the rotunda, parallel to the transverse galleries. galleries.

This building, 30 metres wide and 200 metres long, was built of brick and covered on the outside with stucco. covered on the outside with stucco to allow the building to be embellished with ornaments and building with ornaments and mouldings.

This hall was in fact made up of two pavilions connected to each other by a corridor formed by The hall was in fact made up of two pavilions connected to each other by a corridor formed by wooden arcades with numerous windows for optimal lighting.

The hall of arts was divided into 3 sections which were the fine arts, religious art and traditional art.