The plan of Kamianets-Podilskyi from 1773



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Kamianets-Podilskyi, Kamieniec Podolski, fortress, historical cartography


The paper discusses a plan of the Kamianets-Podilskyi fortress from the year 1773, which has not been known until now. The performed analyses of the biographical notes of the Reibnitz family, demonstrated that the most probable author is Ferdinand Friedrich Christoph von Reibnitz, a standard-bearer and later captain of the regiment of royal infantry. The descriptions in the plan and the legend were made in German. The shape of the city and of the castles is represented in a very deformed way, however, the plan includes many details of the city surroundings, such as the locations of windmills or of the Evangelical and Jewish cemeteries. The errors in the representation of both castles, the new one and the old one, suggest that the discussed plan is a copy of the plan kept in Berlin, at the Prussian Privy State Archives.


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2022-09-09 — zaktualizowane 2022-09-09

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OPYRCHAŁ, L. (2022). The plan of Kamianets-Podilskyi from 1773. Historia I Świat, 11, 361–371.

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