Monument to Adam Mickiewicz



ID number:
01074
Title:
Monument to Adam Mickiewicz
City:
Description:

This is a view of the monument to the poet Adam Mickiewicz from the side of building No. 6-7 on Mickiewicz Square. Behind the monument, one can see buildings No. 9 and 10 of Mickiewicz Square (they do not exist any more) and an electric lantern. Taking pictures near the magnificent monument was included in the “must-do program” of guests of the city to remember Lviv. There are plenty of photographs like that in family albums of the post-war generation of inhabitants of Lviv, too.

Subject:
Monument, Mickiewicz Square, women, buildings No. 9-10, lantern
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher:
Unpublished resources
Date:
1954
Format:
12x9 cm
Copyright:
Serhiy Tereshchenko
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The monument to the national Polish poet was opened on 30 October 1904. Its construction was carried out from late 1903 under the supervision of Alfred Zachariewicz and Józef Sosnowski. The author of the project, who won an architectural competition, was Antoni Popiel, a famous sculptor. Earlier, there was a figure of the Virgin Mary on its place.

The monument to the national Polish poet was opened on 30 October 1904. Its construction was carried out from late 1903 under the supervision of Alfred Zachariewicz and Józef Sosnowski. The author of the project, who won an architectural competition, was Antoni Popiel, a famous sculptor. Earlier, there was a figure of the Virgin Mary on its place.