The Newest Detailed Plan of the Royal Capital City of Lwow

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Map ID: 092
Original title: n/a
Localization: Lviv
Year: 1892
Scale: 1:10 800
Map size: 56x43,5 cm
Publisher: Herman Altenberg's Bookstore. Lviv
Source: Courtesy of Ryszard Hubisz
Rights: Ryszard Hubisz. Crakow

This detailed map of the City of Lviv was financed by the Herman Altenberg bookstore in 1892. Its original name was “The Newest Detailed Map of the Royal Capital City of Lviv with Guidebook” (Najnowszy dokładny plan król. stoł. miasta Lwowa ze skorowidzem. Ułożył M. Kow. 1892).

The map is not dated. The author is Jozef Chowaniec (Józef Chowaniec), Adjunct Engineer at the Building Office of the Lviv Magistrate. The printing was done at the Jedrzej Kostkiewicz (Jędrzej Kostkiewicz) Lithographers.


  • In the upper right corner is a list of 132 objects under the title “List of Important Public Buildings” (Spis ważniejszych publicznych budynków).
  • In the lower right corner is the name of the map’s author Jozef Chowaniec (Rys. J. Chowaniec).
  • In the center of the lower edge of the map is information on the publisher: “J. Kostkiewicz Lithographers and Printers in Lviv” (Litografia i Drukarnia J. Kostkiewicza we Lwowie).
  • In the lower right corner is the abbreviation “Kor. M. K.” (Kor. M.K.).