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Złotoryja Through Time

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A late 19th century lithographic picture postcard of Zlotoryja / Goldberg.

Here are a selection of images of the town of Złotoryja / Goldberg through time.

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A vintage image of the dolphin fountain in the Rynek area of Zlotoryja (Goldberg), c.1909.

Złotoryja is a town in Lower Silesia (dolnośląskie) in the south-west of Poland.

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An animated picture postcard of the Market Square (Rynek) in Zlotoryja / Goldberg in Silesia, c.1931.

Some things you may not know about Złotoryja:
- Prior to 1945 Złotoryja was called Goldberg and part of Germany.
- Gold and basalt was mined in the area from the middle ages through to the 1940s.
- The current population of Zlotoryja is around 15,000.

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A communist-era photograph showing Blacksmith’s Tower in Pl. Reymonta Wladyslawa in Złotoryja, Poland, c.1969.

Blacksmith’s Tower shown in the photograph above was part of the 14th century defensive town walls.

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An archive photograph of the Rynek in Złotoryja, Silesia, Poland. c.1974.