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Prison in Lviv (1877 – 1878)

Prison in Lviv (1877 – 1878) –…

In 1877 – 1878 Ivan Franko on false charges of socialist propaganda was imprisoned in the trial centre, which was in the yard of the Supreme Court (Lviv, Prince Roman str., 1 – 3).

About this event informs commemorative plaque on the front of the courthouse. In 1889 the old court house and jail was demolished.

More about this house – at the site "".

Photo by M. I. Zharkikh, April 4, 2012.