Panorama of the city from Torhova Street

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Panorama of the city from Torhova Street
A view of the central part of the city with the City Hall of 1751 built in the center of the market square in the late Baroque style according to the project by Bernard Meretyn. The outstanding sculptor Johann George Pinzel, who worked with B. Meretyn, made the sculptures of stone and bas-reliefs on the façade. Originally the façade was decorated by 12 sculptures depicting the heroic deeds of Heracles. Some of them were destroyed by the fire of 29 July 1865. Until 1847 a clock was located on the upper level of the four-faceted tower. The City Hall was finished off with a cupola with a lantern and a weathervane that were destroyed in the fire of 1865. The cupola was covered by tinplates and painted red. After the fire of 1865 the City Hall was reconstructed at the expense of the citizens of Buchach. Its cupola was covered with tinplate and painted red. On the left of the background, one can see the ruins of a castle built in the second half of the fifteenth century as a wooden fortress; it was rebuilt from light and dark-red sandstone by 1580. In the middle of the seventeenth century its owner, Mikolaj Potocki, built a new palace for himself and the old palace was abandoned. It was, however, used for various practical purposes for several more decades. In September 1648 the Cossack army captured the castle. In 1655 and 1667 Crimean Tatars tried to capture the fortress, but failed. While retreating they burnt the city. In 1672 the garrison of the castle, headed by Teresa, the wife of Braclaw voevode Jan Potocki, fought off an attack of the Turkish army of Sultan Mahomet IV. The fortress withstood a repeated Turkish siege in 1675. In 1676 the Turks eventually managed to capture the castle; they almost completely destroyed it. At the beginning of the nineteenth century the owners of the castle allowed the citizens to disassemble the castle walls for a fee to further use them as building materials; this caused irreparable damage. On the right side of photo - building with pilasters and with a dark roof - Great Synagogue of Buchach.
Nazar Kis  
Center of the city, City Hall and ruins of the castle
90х140 mm
Library of the Institute of Ethnology, Lviv
On obverse:
In Polish: Pozdrowienie z Buczacza
In German: Gruss aus Buczacz
In Ukrainian: Поздровлене з Бучача
On reverse:
In Polish: Karta korespondencyjna
In German: Correspondenz Karte
In Ukrainian: Карта кореспонденційна
In Polish: Dostać można u Sam J. Terneru w Buczaczu.

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ID: 03282
City: Lviv
Date: 1905-1910
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Teodozy Bahrynowicz
Publisher: Stefan Wierusz Niemojowski, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Panorama, buildings, towers, city hall, cathedra, Tempel
ID: 00882
City: Lviv
Date: 1970-1980
Format: Unknown
Creator: E. Kalika
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Central State Kinofotofono Archive after G.S. Pshenychny
Subject: Panorama of the city, Zamkova ("Castle") Hill, television tower
ID: 01105
City: Lviv
Date: 1898
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Rommler & Jonas, Dresden
Copyright: Taras Pinyazhko
Subject: Panorama, bell-towers, buildings
ID: 00876
City: Lviv
Date: 1949
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Central State Kinofotofono Archive after G.S. Pshenychny
Subject: Żółkiewskie/Zhovkivske suburb, B. Khmelnytskoho Street, city construction, industry, railway tracks
ID: 11280
City: Kyiv
Date: 1860-1890
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: H.S. Pshenychnyi Central State Cinema, Photo and Phono Archvive of Ukraine
Subject: panorama, square, cars
ID: 07963
City: Lviv
Date: 1960-1965
Format: 10x15 cm
Creator: Illya Pavlyk
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Oleksandr Korobov
Subject: Panorama, buildings, St. George church, St. Elizabeth church, radar tower
ID: 00878
City: Lviv
Date: 1944
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Central State Kinofotofono Archive after G.S. Pshenychny
Subject: Panorama, City Hall tower, Orliankin cinema
ID: 00571
City: Lviv
Date: 1860-1870
Format: 10х14 cm
Creator: Josef Eder
Publisher: Publishing House "Centr Europy", Lviv
Copyright: Lviv Historical Museum
Subject: View of Paparivka, the brewery and sanatorium
ID: 10124
City: Lviv
Date: 1972-1990
Format: Unknown
Creator: Hryhoriy Uhrynovych
Publisher: Publishing House "Mystectvo", Kyiv
Copyright: Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Subject: Panorama, Ostrovskoho street, Sports Palace