The collection “Austrian Monarchy 1800-1918” contains about 3.000 graphics and photographs from the former Crown Lands of the Habsburg Empire.
The four main parts of the collection are:
- About 2.500 records of the “Kronprinzenwerk”, commissioned by Crown Prince Rudolf in 1883. The “Kronprinzenwerk” is a patrimonial encyclopaedia in words and pictures, comprising 24 volumes on the themes of countries, people, landscapes, and regions of the dual Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. It was released in German and Hungarian.
- 180 black-and-white and coloured etchings from the album “Views of Upper Austria, Salzburg and Tyrol“ by Karl Ludwig Viehbeck from 1821.
- 64 graphic reproductions from the album “Pictures from the Alps of the Austrian Monarchy”, lithographies on the templates of Jakob Alt from 1825-1835.
- 95 prints from the album “Church Topographies of Austria” by Vincenz Darnaut from 1820.