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Café Schwarzenberg (Part //)

By bliba  
The cake in the waiter's right hand was served to me. GrinGrinGrin

The history of Viennese coffee house culture

The history of Viennese coffee house culture goes back to the year 1683, when Turkish spoils of war in the form of bags of green beans came into the possession of a spy and coffee became the favourite drink of the Viennese. Gradually, establishments under the name of Viennese coffee house were opened up and became a popular meeting place.

But not many people visited the coffee houses for the coffee. Rather, they were places of inspiration, communication and recreation. The coffee house became a second home for many people, where they compared newspaper reports, held business meetings, got their thoughts in order or played a round of billiards or chess with friends and acquaintances to bring the evening to a close.

have a good weekend


Tags: Photo journalism Monochrome Viennese coffee house Bnw photography Viennese coffee house culture

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22 Nov 2019 3:18PM
Lovely mono, Oliver.

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22 Nov 2019 3:25PM
great timeless feel to it
22 Nov 2019 3:30PM
Lovely work Oliver! Also very nice with the history!

Arne Smile
22 Nov 2019 3:32PM
Superb mono Oliver, with plenty of atmosphere. Hope you enjoyed that rather large slice of cake😄😄😄😄😄!!

debu 9 India
22 Nov 2019 3:41PM
Very nice mono.
cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
22 Nov 2019 3:52PM
Looks a million dollars...😁😁
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2019 4:03PM
Excellent in mono, Oliver.
saltireblue Plus
9 9.9k 39 Norway
22 Nov 2019 4:04PM
Standards are there to be maintained, and your image shows that they are indeed upheld.
Style and a touch of understated class.
22 Nov 2019 4:26PM
Excellent candid Oliver, hope you enjoyed your cake SmileSmileSmile,
mac Plus
18 3 Scotland
22 Nov 2019 4:50PM
Now that's how a waiter should be dressed but it probably increases the bill! Your image conveys a good atmosphere in the cafe.
22 Nov 2019 5:33PM
Beautiful tones and excellent caption.

22 Nov 2019 6:12PM
Splendid candid, nice work Oliver.SmileSmile
woolybill1 Plus
13 30 75 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2019 6:13PM
Kaffee & Kuchen belong together SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
The photograph suggests a refined atmosphere and a calm, highly professional occupation.
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
22 Nov 2019 6:45PM
A delight, and can we visit again soon?

We will!
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
22 Nov 2019 9:33PM
Only the best of the best here.
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 160 16 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2019 10:18PM
A great mono image, glad to make the 30SmileSmile

pascalg Plus
12 37 France
23 Nov 2019 6:45AM
beautiful image, and mono!
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 13 England
23 Nov 2019 11:13AM
A fine mono candid, Oliver - hope you enjoyed your cake! 🍰👍
Trev 😀
23 Nov 2019 2:21PM
Superb mono, Oliver.
A lovely ambience & place.Smile
capto Plus
7 5.9k 13 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2019 10:12PM
No wonderful.Smile
24 Nov 2019 1:51AM
Wonder how many Austrian scientists scribbled their theorems out on napkins in these coffee shops ? Hope the cake was as good as your shot Oliver
Cheers Walt
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2019 1:14PM
Sorry, not much of a comment today, I was on Night Shift...
But if I voted, you have done excellent photography !!
Isabel GrinGrin

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