Jelenia Góra / Hirschberg Through Time

Jelenia Góra / Hirschberg Through Time

Jelenia Góra Hirschberg

A lithographic picture postcard mailed in 1899 from Hirschberg (Jelenia Góra).

Three images of Jelenia Góra (Hirschberg), Dolny Śląsk (Lower Silesia / Niederschlesien), through time.

Jelenia Gora

An old image of a steam train passing over a railway viaduct near Hirschberg / Jelenia Góra, c.1912.

Three facts about the town of Jelenia Góra:

- Jelenia Góra, the Polish name, and Hirschberg, the German name for the town, both mean ‘Heart Mountain’ in English.
- Hirschberg was given the name Jelenia Góra after becoming part of Poland in 1945.
- Jelenia Góra currently has a population of around 84,000.

Jelenia Góra

A multiview postcard featuring four different views of Jelenia Góra in the early 1980s.

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