Riesenrad (Giant Wheel), Prater Park, Vienna
|Architect/Designer||Bassett, Walter Bassett (1864-1907)|
|Library Reference||Benton 83-91-02|
|Credit||Charlotte Benton / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Fairs ; Amusement parks|
NOTES: A giant ferris wheel, it was at 64.75 metres (212 ft) tall the world's tallest extant wheel after the demolition of the Grande Roue in Paris in 1920, up until 1985. It was constructed by Lieutenant Walter Bassett Bassett, an English engineer in 1897.
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