Updated 1852 Cadastral Map of Dobromil in the Gesher Galicia Map Room #galicia


Jay Osborn <jay.osborn@...>
 

Now updated on the Gesher Galicia Map Room: A complete full-color
lithographed 1852 cadastral map of Dobromil (Dobromyl), today in
far-western Ukraine:
http://maps.geshergalicia.org/cadastral/dobromil-dobromyl-1852-2/

Dobromil is a small town which had a significant Jewish presence, and
it was more "urban" than many of the towns surveyed in Galicia by the
Austrian Empire. Residences and businesses are concentrated around an
orderly square composed entirely of masonry buildings, unusual for the
period and the town's size.

We had previously posted an intermediate-stage map of the town from
the same survey, but this final-stage cadastral map is both more
valuable for research and more beautiful. We thank Alexander Nazar of
the Lviv Volunteer Center:
https://lvc.lviv.ua/index.php/en/
for alerting us to the availability of this map across the border, in Poland.
The LVC is a non-profit organization conducting social and heritage work
in and around Lviv; they have an active Jewish heritage project in Dobromil.

Images for this map were provided to Gesher Galicia by the Archiwum
Panstwowe w Przemyslu:
http://www.przemysl.ap.gov.pl/index.php?lang=en

The GG Map Room home page: http://maps.geshergalicia.org/

Jay Osborn
Gesher Galicia Digital Map Manager
Lviv, Ukraine
maps@geshergalicia.org

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