Plan of Czernowitz

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Map ID: 048
Original title: Plan von Czernowitz
Localization: Chernivtsi
Year: 1854
Scale: c. 1:14 400
Publisher: The Quartermaster of Austrian General Staff
Source: Courtesy of the Austrian War Archive, GIh 132 ost l west. Bl-1
Rights: Austrian War Archive (Kriegsarchiv). Vienna

Map of the City of Czernowitz with environs, drawn for military purposes in the Autumn of 1854.

Legend:

  • The upper part of the map holds the title: “Map of Czernowitz” (Plan von Czernowitz westliches Blatt / östliches Blatt).
  • The upper right part holds a note to the effect that the map was prepared by Officers of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Austrian General Command, 12th Army Corps under Colonel-lieutenant Ferdinand von Poschacher (Übungs – Mappiryng der Offiziere der Generalquartiermeister Stabs Abteilung des mobile 12ten Armee Corps unter Leitung ihres Chefs des Oberstlieutenants Ferdinand von Poschacher im Herbste 1854).
  • Below is the scale bar: “Scale 1 Vienna Inch = 500 feet or 200 fathoms” (Masstāb 1 Wr Zoll = 500 Schritten oder 200 Klafter).