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Plan of Leopoliensis

Map

ID:
34534
Place
Lviv
Date:
1635
Collection
Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Lviv. (TsDIAL of Ukraine)
Source
742/1/976
Description
This map is of Lviv’s defensive fortification and surrounding area created in 1635 by Fridericum Getkan, Royal Engineer Metatore.

This is a copy of the original map located in the Military Archives (Krigsarchivet) in Stockholm.

Legend:

  • In the upper right corner is the title: “Situation in Lviv, created by Fridericum Getkan in 1635” (Situs Leo Poliensis Per Fridericum Getkan A. 1635 Septemb.).
  • In the lower right corner is the graphic depiction of the map’s scale and explanation.
  • In the middle of the lower edge of the map is the wind rose.

The map was published as part of a joint project to create a Historical Atlas of Lviv.

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