Sissy and Hun­gary: The Magnificent Life of Hun­gar­ian Aris­toc­racy in the 17th to 19th Cen­tury

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Dur­ing the 17th to 19th cen­tury, Hun­gary was gov­erned by the House of Hab­s­burg, which was one of the most in­flu­en­tial royal houses of Europe. Dur­ing the reign of Franz Joseph I (1830–1916), the rul­ing ter­ri­tory un­der­went a change from the Aus­trian Em­pire to the Aus­tro-Hun­gar­ian Em­pire. The awak­en­ing of the Hun­gar­ian na­tional con­scious­ness to­gether with the Hun­gar­ian in­de­pen­dence move­ment shook the regime of the na­tion. Hun­gary and the Hab­s­burg Monar­chy were in a hos­tile sit­u­a­tion. For­tu­nately, Queen El­iz­a­beth (Princess Sissy), the wife of Franz Joseph I, eased the ten­sion. The queen set her af­fec­tions on Hun­gary prob­a­bly be­cause she was wel­comed and com­fort­able when she stayed in Hun­gary. She tried her best to strive for the rights and in­ter­ests for Hun­gar­ian peo­ple. With this ex­hi­bi­tion, you can both ex­pe­ri­ence the life­style of Hun­gary in the 17th to 19th cen­tury and see the glo­ri­ous ap­pear­ance of the Queen El­iz­a­beth in past time. This spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion presents vis­i­tors with 149 pieces/ sets ex­hibits from the collection of the Hun­gar­ian Na­tional Mu­seum, Bu­dapest. There are five parts in this ex­hi­bi­tion, in­clud­ing a brief in­tro­duc­tion of the Hab­s­burg Monar­chy and Hun­gary, the cloth­ing, the lives, the weapons and the re­li­gion of the Hun­gar­ian royal fam­ily and no­bil­ity, show­ing the magnificent life of Hun­gar­ian aris­toc­racy in the 17th to 19th cen­tury. In the first part of the ex­hi­bi­tion there is a spe­cial theme about Queen El­iz­a­beth, show­ing the leg­endary and re­gret­table life of the queen. Date: Un­til Septem­ber 3, 9 am to 5 pm Venue: Shang­hai Mu­seum No.1 Ex­hi­bi­tion Hall ഏ ݡ ѷ༅ܽ ׂ၉ᅡ๖ Ad­dress: 201 Peo­ple’s Av­enue ಭ૽ս֨201ރ Ad­mis­sion: Free Call 6372-3500 for more de­tails

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