Alphonse Mucha expressed his outrage at the cultural excesses of the Austro Hungarian empires desire to annihilate Czech culture. His 1912 poster the Lottery of National Unity was an elegant campaign for funds needed  to support the private schools devoted to preserving the Czech language in the face of Teutonic repression.

Alphonse Mucha expressed his outrage at the cultural excesses of the Austro Hungarian empires desire to annihilate Czech culture. His 1912 poster the Lottery of National Unity was an elegant campaign for funds needed to support the private schools devoted to preserving the Czech language in the face of Teutonic repression.

AUSTRO HUNGARIAN Necklace  Gilded silver Amethyst Opal Emerald Agate Paste Pendant: H: 10 cm (3.94 in)  W: 4.8 cm (1.89 in)  Necklace: L: 50 cm (19.69 in)  Marks: Dogs head & WM Austro-Hungarian, c.1900

AUSTRO HUNGARIAN Necklace Gilded silver Amethyst Opal Emerald Agate Paste Pendant: H: 10 cm (3.94 in) W: 4.8 cm (1.89 in) Necklace: L: 50 cm (19.69 in) Marks: Dogs head & WM Austro-Hungarian, c.1900

The coat of arms of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, c.1815; including the Habsburg arms; the Order of the Golden Fleece; the double eagle; and the crown of Rudolf.

The coat of arms of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, c.1815; including the Habsburg arms; the Order of the Golden Fleece; the double eagle; and the crown of Rudolf.

Austro Hungarian Brooch Kyanite Freshwater Pearls Necklace

Austro Hungarian Brooch Kyanite Freshwater Pearls Necklace - Eliza Necklace

map of austro hungarian empire 1914 | Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1914

Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1914

map of austro hungarian empire 1914 | Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1914

Overlay map of the Austro-Hungarian Empire onto the current map of Europe today.

Overlay map of the Austro-Hungarian Empire onto the current map of Europe today.

AUSTRO HUNGARIAN Necklace Gilded silver Amethyst Opal Emerald Agate Paste Pendant: H: 10 cm (3.94 in) W: 4.8 cm (1.89 in) Necklace: L: 50 cm (19.68 in) Marks: Dogs head & 'WM' Austro-Hungarian, c.1900 Literature: cf. European Designer Jewellery, Ginger Moro, 1995, p. 175-179 Tadema Gallery.

AUSTRO HUNGARIAN Necklace Gilded silver Amethyst Opal Emerald Agate Paste Pendant: H: 10 cm (3.94 in) W: 4.8 cm (1.89 in) Necklace: L: 50 cm (19.68 in) Marks: Dogs head & 'WM' Austro-Hungarian, c.1900 Literature: cf. European Designer Jewellery, Ginger Moro, 1995, p. 175-179 Tadema Gallery.

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