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- Title : Gedenktage aus dem Jahre 1809: eine erinnerung : den Damen Wiens Gewidmet vom Ballkomitee der Stadt Wien
- Artist: Geyling, Remigius , 1878-1974 (illustrator.) | A. Berger (Wien) (printer and lithographer.) | Wilhelm Melzer, (Wien) (binder.) | K.G. Hoflieferant (box designer.) | Wilhelm Melzer (publisher)
- Accession: 83.2.362
- Collection: Library
- Subject: Haydn, Joseph , 1732-1809 | Balls (Parties) | Balls (Parties) , Austria , Vienna | Balls (Parties) , Decorations | Balls (Parties) , Decorations , Austria , Vienna | Balls (Parties) , Pictorial works | Social life and customs
- URL: http://libimages.wolfsonian.org/83.2.362.000.jpg
Description: Cover title: Ball der Stadt Wien, 1909. | Includes title page, preliminary, and twelve chromolithographed plates by Geyling (protected by tissue guards) executed within a stylised border; gilt edges. | Hardcover edition, full white pigskin wrapper over boards; title statement and decorative designs (including the double-headed eagle and red and white coat of arms of Austria) stamped on front cover in black, gold, and red ink. | Patterned color lithographed endpapers. | In original folding drop box, printed paper wrappers in high Secessionist style over boards; inside of box lined with moire-embossed paper; title statement and decorative design in black, gold, and white. | Heavy board pages, gilt edges. | Souvenir gift given to participants of the Vienna State Ball ("Ball der Stadt Wien"), celebrating the centenary of composer Joseph Haydn; the theme for 1909 was a remembrance of the events in Vienna in 1809 during the Napoleonic war. | German.