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A place for the observation of nature - continued...

The numerous experimental fields were used, next to utilitarian purposes, for the propagation of scientific knowledge and the enrichment of both arts and sciences by way of authentic trials and observation. Even though the society in its own understanding did not have any scientific tendencies and accordingly did not necessarily aim at a meticulous experimentation in terms of precise measurements it nevertheless implemented many cultivational and experimental trials. Its ostensible aims were to test and verify those things that naturally were occuring in practice and to read off the qualities of the many comparative samples of cultures.

The beds of the observatorio close to Sanssouci garden according to a plan of Lenné.
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