Academia Petrina, Jelgava/Mitau (1915 or earlier)

Academia Petrina, Jelgava/Mitau

The “Academia Petrina” in the city of Jelgava (former German name: Mitau), then capital of the Courland Governorate in the Russian Empire, today in Latvia. It was founded as a secondary school in 1775 and served as German army headquarters in World War I.


photography, postcard




1915 or earlier (postmark: November 22, 1915)

Original Size:

c. 8,5×8 cm, card c. 14×9 cm

Original title/description:

[front:] Mitau. Kommandantur.


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