Tag Archives: Breslau

Wroclaw (Breslau) 1906-1914

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An old lithographic picture postcard of the Zoo in Wroclaw (Breslau), 1906.

Continuing in our series of images of Old Wroclaw (Breslau). Here are three interesting images of the city selected from our picture archive. The photographs and postcards on this page date from between 1906 and the start of the First World War in 1914.

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The monument to the Prussian General Friedrich von Tauentzien in Wroclaw (Breslau) in early 1909.

Other pages featuring images of old Wroclaw:
- Wroclaw (Breslau) Through Time.
- Wroclaw / Breslau between 1898 and 1905.
- Wroclaw / Breslau 1914 – 1918.
- Wroclaw / Breslau 1918 – 1933.
- Wroclaw / Breslau 1933 – 1939.
- Wroclaw / Breslau 1939 – 1945.
- Wroclaw in the 1960s.
- Communist era Wroclaw.

Carl Girt shoemakers in (Breslau) in 1913.

Carl Girt and some of the shoemakers who worked for him posing outside his shop in Breslau in 1913.

Old Breslau (Wroclaw)

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An old litho picture postcard of Wroclaw (Breslau), 1898.

Our website contains many old images of the regional capital of Breslau / Wroclaw in Lower Silesia. On this page we feature a small selection of digital scans of the many hundreds of old picture postcards in our archive. These images date from between 1898 and 1905.

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The River Odra (Oder) in Wroclaw (Bleslau), 1898.

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An old lithographic picture postcard featuring the city hall and cathedral in 1899.

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An old postcard of the main railway station in Wroclaw (Breslau) in 1900.

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An old lithographic postard of a Wroclaw (Breslau) panorama, 1904.

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Another picturepostcard view of the River Odra (Oder) in Wroclaw (Breslau), 1905.

Other images of Old Wroclaw:

- Breslau / Wroclaw: Through Time.
- Breslau / Wroclaw 1906 – 1914.
- Breslau / Wroclaw 1914 – 1918.
- Wroclaw in the 1960s.
- Communist era Wroclaw.

Długołęka / Langewiese

Długołęka (former: Langewiese) is a village in Wroclaw county (powiat), Lower Silesia (Niederschlesien), south west Poland.

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An old picture postcard featuring five photos of Długołęka (German name: Langewiese), Lower Silesia, c.1910.

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Four more photographs of Dlugoleka (German: Langewiese), Lower Silesia, c.1914.

Related content on the Polish Poland website:

- Information on and archive images of the village of Szczodre (Sibyllenort).

Wroclaw (Breslau) 1914-1918

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An old picture postcard view of Wroclaw (Breslau), c.1914.

Three archive images of the city of Wroclaw (former: Breslau) during the First World War 1914 – 1918.

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A fountain in Wroclaw (German: Breslau), c.1916.

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General Hindenburg and four different views of Wroclaw (Breslau), c.1917.

Other images of old Wroclaw from our picture archive:
- Wroclaw (Breslau) Through Time.
- Wroclaw / Breslau between 1898 and 1905.
- Wroclaw (Breslau) 1905-1914.
- Wroclaw in the 1960s.
- Communist era Wroclaw.

1960s Wroclaw

Here are this week’s scans from our picture archive. Four photographs of unidentified locations in the city of Wroclaw taken between 1965 and 1969. Click on any image to enlarge and see more detail.

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Wroclaw 1966

Wroclaw 1967

Wroclaw 1969

If you can tell us anything about the locations pictured in the above photographs please get in touch! They are unlabelled and we have only ever been to Wroclaw once and that many years ago.

Related webpages on Polish Poland:

Old images of pre-war Wroclaw / Breslau.

More vintage photographs (in colour!) of Wroclaw in the late 1960s.

Wroclaw (Breslau) 1918-1933

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A photograph of a monument to Kaiser Wilhelm on horseback in Wroclaw in late 1918.

Another three images from our extensive picture archive of Wroclaw (former: Breslau). These three photographs date from 1918 to 1933.

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Market stalls in the old Market Square (Rynek) in Wroclaw (Breslau), Lower Silesia, c.1925.

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Shops and cyclists in the Market Square in Wroclaw (Breslau) in 1933.

Other pages featuring images of old Wroclaw:
- Wroclaw (Breslau) Through Time.
- Wroclaw / Breslau between 1898 and 1905.
- Wroclaw / Breslau 1906 – 1914.
- Breslau / Wroclaw 1914 – 1918.
- Wroclaw in the 1960s.
- Communist era Wroclaw.

Railway Station in Breslau / Wroclaw

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An old postcard from the early 1900s of Breslau railway station. Click on picture to enlarge image.

Three pre-war photographs of the railway station in Breslau (Wroclaw), Silesia.

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A personal photograph of German soldiers on one of the platforms of Breslau station in 1939.

Breslau Hauptbahnhof / Wrocław Główny / The main station was built in 1857, as the starting point of the Oberschlesische Eisenbahn (Upper Silesian Railway), as well as the line from Breslau to Glogau via Posen.

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The exterior of the railway station in Breslau, now Wroclaw, around 1940.

Wroclaw Glowny is today the largest and busiest passenger station in south-west Poland. It is located at the junction of several important routes.

We also have online further pictures of Breslau from our private collection. Do please have a look!

Wroclaw (Breslau) 1933-1939

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A German war memorial being unveiled in Wroclaw (Breslau) in 1933.

Four images of Wroclaw (former: Breslau) from our digital picture archive. These photographs date from 1933 to 1939.

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An old photograph of the area near the Olympic Stadium in Wroclaw (Breslau) in late 1937.

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Adolf Hitler inspecting troops at the airport in Wroclaw (Breslau) in 1937.

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An event taking place in Wroclaw (Breslau) in 1938 or 1939.

See also: Wroclaw / Breslau Through Time.

Wroclaw (Breslau) 1939-1945

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Planes and Nazi German flags flying over the airport in Wroclaw (Breslau), Schlesien, in 1939.

Four more images from our picture archive of Wrocław (former: Breslau). These photographs were taken during the Second World War before the widespread destruction of the city in 1945.

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Trams and traffic on Most Grunwaldzki (Kaiser Bridge) in Wroclaw (Breslau) in early 1940.

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Trams and people in the centre of Wrocław (Breslau), Lower Silesia, c.1941.

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Another photograph of central Wroclaw (Breslau), c.1943.

More old images of Wroclaw (Breslau):
- Wroclaw (Breslau) Through Time.