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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The capital of the Austrian empire, on a southern branch of the Danube, in a situation calculated to make it the central city of the Continent; it is the residence of the emperor and the seat of the government; has noble buildings, a university, and numerous large libraries, a large promenade called the Prater, and a varied industry, and ample means of both external and internal communication; in the SW. of it is Schönbrunn, the summer residence of the emperor, amid gardens of matchless beauty; it has been the scene of the signing of important treaties, and it was here the Congress met to undo the work of Napoleon in 1815.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Vienna'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/vienna.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.