City of Lviv

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Map ID: 089
Original title: Miasto Lwów
Localization: Lviv
Year: c. 1887
Scale: 1: 10 800
Map size: 52x29 cm
Publisher: Jendrzej Kostkiewicz. Lviv
Source: Courtesy of the Austrian War Archive, GIh377-8
Rights: Austrian War Archive (Kriegsarchiv). Vienna

A re-print of a map of Lviv included in a 1886 guidebook (Przewodnik z Krakowa do Lwowa, Podhorzec... Lwów. 1886).

Graphic depiction by Josef Chowaniec (Jósef Chowaniec).

The Lithographers and Printers of Yendzheya Kostkyevych in Lviv printed the map (Litografia i Drukarnia J. Kostkiewicza we Lwowie).


  • In the lower left section is the name: “City of Lviv” (Miasto Lwów).
  • In the lower left corner is the city’s coat of arms.
  • Under the name is information on the city’s layout, the number of inhabitants and buildings, and how districts are identified with different colors:
  1. “District I, Halich” (I сzęść Halickie)
  2. “District II, Krakow (II сzęść Krakowskie)
  3. “District III, Żółkiew” (III сzęść Żółkiewskie)
  4. “District IV, Łyczakow” (IV сzęść Łyczakowskie)
  5. “District V, Downtown ” (V сzęść Śródmieście)