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Vienna Natural History Museum

Facade of Natural History Museum

Facade of Natural History Museum

C P Snow famously wrote about what he called the ‘Two Cultures’, one of science and another of the arts, which he saw as being locked in mutual incomprehension leading to conflict.  In Vienna they stand face to face across an elegant square of lawns, statuary, fountains and topiary.  In twin almost identical magnificent buildings, the Natural History Museum squares off to the History of Fine Art.
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