19th Century entertainers at Vienna’s Prater fairground

A new exhibition at Wien Museum is showcasing photos from Vienna’s famous Prater fairground since 1766. The images give an insight into what was considered entertainment back in the 18th and 19th Century, including the popular ‘strong men’ who would show off their strength and prowess to captivated crowds. Here is a selection of some of finest of Vienna’s ‘strong men’.

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