Rudnik & Kozowa/Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) Cadastral Maps just posted in the GG Map Room #galicia

Pamela Weisberger

Two new maps were just published on the Gesher Galicia Cadastral Map

Rudnik Cadastral Map 1853

A full-color lithographed cadastral map of the town of Rudnik (Rudnik
nad Sanem, Ridnik, Riduk) on the river San, surveyed and lithographed in
1853. This excerpt of the full map includes the entire northern half, with
the town center and all residential and business buildings; the southern
half of the cadastral area (not shown) includes some tilled and grazing
parcels plus extensive forest land. The well developed town core includes
a large town hall, an estate and ornamental gardens, Jewish and Catholic
cemeteries, a church, canals and water control for a large mill complex.
Extensive redline revisions for a future edition of the map include
clearance and right of way for the future railroad southwest of the
market square.

Kozowa Cadastral Map 1846

A partial, full-color cadastral field sketch (feldskizzen) map of the town
of Kozowa (Kozova, Kosowa, Koseva), >from an initial survey of 1846.
Although only a few sheets of this map have survived for archiving, those
covering the business and residential center are preserved. The sketch is
rough and only a partial fit could be made, but buildings and parcels are
carefully annotated and numbered, including a Jewish section south of
the market square. Also shown on the map are Roman Catholic and
Greek Catholic churches, large estate grounds, as well as a few properties
still marked 'unknown' (unbekannt) at the time of the survey.

View the full inventory for the Gesher Galicia Map Room here:

Read more about mapping in Galicia and the Austrian Empire in our
reference section:

Thanks to Jay Osborn, our digital cartography coordinator, for his
continued efforts in bringing these wonderful maps to life.

Pamela Weisberger
Gesher Galicia

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