Perspective Plan of Vilnius

Gabriel Bodenehr1720

Ossoliński National Institute

Ossoliński National Institute
Wrocław, Poland

Perspective plan of Vilnius entitled "Wilna oder Wilda die Haupt-Stadt in Litthauen". This cartographic document belongs to a group of maps donated to the Ossolineum by Gwalbert Pawlikowski from Medyka. This set, kept at the ONI, was recognised as part of the National Library Resource. Scale ca. 1 : 10 000. The title appears at top centre. In the top right corner is pagination: “191”. The text containing a short description of the city is found outside the frame on the left. Outside the frame on the right is a legend containing 28 entries. At bottom right under the frame is a publisher's note: “G. Bodenehr Sc. et exc. A. V.”. The map is mounted on a canvas. On the back is the bookplate: “Gwalbert Pawlikowski’s Map Collection”.


  • Title: Perspective Plan of Vilnius
  • Creator: Gabriel Bodenehr
  • Date Created: 1720
  • Location Created: Augsburg, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: h 17, w 29 cm
  • Provenance: Pawlikowski collection from Medyka
  • Type: Plan
  • Medium: Monochromatic Engraving

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