Soborna Square

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Soborna Square
The Austriaplatz, todays Soborna Square, is the highest elevation downtown Chernivtsi (225 m). It is one of the oldest marketplaces in town where also firewood was traded. Therefor it used to be called Holzplatz. Later is was called Criminalplatz (after the court and jail locted at it) an only in 1875 it got the name Austriaplatz, commemorating 100 years of Austrian rule over the Bukowina.Because of its good size, the square was often used for festivities such as markets, fairs and circuses. The postcard shows people in their best dresses - the lady as well as the gentlemen and the peasants - most likely visiting booths of a fair or temporary amusement park. Looked at through a special lense, the ‘double card’ created a three dimensional effect.
Helmut Kusdat
Czernowitz, Austriaplatz, markets, people, privаte transportation
90х140 mm
Library of the Institute of Ethnology, Lviv
On obverse:
In German: Czernowitz, Austriaplatz
On reverse.
In several languages):
Postkarte - Carte Postale
Weltpostverein - Union postale universelle
Cartolina Postale - Post Card - Brefkort
Correspondenzkarte - Briefkaart
Levezö - Lap - Tarjeta Postal
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ID: 01034
City: Lviv
Date: 1964
Format: 11х10 cm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Mykhailo Tsimerman
Subject: Street, buildings, fence, church
ID: 01046
City: Lviv
Date: 1956
Format: Unknown
Creator: D. Malyarchuk
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Central State Kinofotofono Archive after G.S. Pshenychny
Subject: Decorative vase, I. Franko Park, 17 Veresnia Street, buildings, flower-bed
ID: 02524
City: Lviv
Date: 1894
Format: 30х40 сm
Creator: Franciszek Rychnowski
Publisher: Publishing House "Centr Europy", Lviv
Copyright: Lviv Historical Museum
Subject: Zyblikiewicza, Ścieżkowa, Św. Mikołaja streets, city construction, tram tracks, trams, people
ID: 02755
City: Chernivtsi
Date: 1900-1904
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Josef Horowitz, Czernowitz
Copyright: Library of the Institute of Ethnology, Lviv
Subject: Czernowitz, Siebenbürgerstraße, Franz Josefs Platz
ID: 08543
City: Lviv
Date: 1963
Format: 6х9 cm
Creator: Jaroslav Yanchak
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Jaroslav Janchak
Subject: Street, buildings, architecture, transport, paving, people
ID: 12865
City: Lviv
Date: February 6th, 1938
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: State Archives of Lviv Region
Subject: street, building, functionalism, architecture
ID: 01103
City: Lviv
Date: 1914-1915
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: The Art Gallery of Polish Artists Publishing House, Krakow
Copyright: Taras Pinyazhko
Subject: Akademichna Street, Trade and Industry Chamber, green area, flower-beds
ID: 13253
City: Lviv
Date: 1963-1970
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Volodymyr Rumyantsev
Subject: street, building, people, car, architecture, transport
ID: 01898
City: Lviv
Date: 1907-1909
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Jan Bromilski, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Karola Ludwiga, Hetmanska Streets, Wały Hetmańskie, Jabłonowski monument, flower-beds, people