National Geographic : 1959 Feb
KODACHROMESBY NATIONALGEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPHERSVOLKMARWENTZEL(ABOVE) ANDKATHLEENREVIS ) N.G.S. Stone lacework and tiled roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral adorn the heart of Vienna. All Austria subscribed in repairing heavy war damage to the Gothic monument. Patrons of a near-by cafe absorb the view along with coffee with whipped cream, fruitcake-like bishop's bread, and Vien nese Mehlspeisen (pastries). 192 Neptune's outrider salutes the public at Schonbrunn, where Marie Antoinette played as a child and Napoleon's son grew to manhood. Originally designed by J. B. Fischer von Erlach to excel Louis XIV's Versailles, the palace em braces 1,441 rooms-139 of them kitchens-and dozens of staircases. Imperial furnishings remain.