National Geographic : 1948 Dec
International News In Budapest an American Photographs Ruined Chain Bridge, Called the "World's Eighth Wonder" When ItWas Opened in1849 On the Danube heights stands the skeleton of the domed Royal Palace, begun for the Empress Maria Theresa two centuries ago (page 645). Its walls survive, but little remains of its 860 sumptuous rooms. Soldiers mined the palace rubble heaps for Hapsburg souvenirs. Along the Buda waterfront empty windows gape.