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Mansion in Czaple Wielkie from the front as seen today. After taking the estate from Popiels, the communist regime installed a school in the building, which has been functioning till now. Because of that, the building survived, although damaged, has not been destroyed as many other mansions.

cw2.jpg (11599 bytes) Mansion in Czaple Wielkie from the back, as seen from the park. Visible large porch.

Photos received from Mr. Bartlomiej Szpor, grandson of Anna Popiel of Czaple Wielkie.

Chwalewicz, Edward   Zbiory polskie. Archiwa, biblioteki, gabinety, galerje, muzea i inne zbiory pamiatek przeszlosci w Ojczyznie i na obczyznie. W ukladzie alfabetycznym wg. miejscowosci. (Polish collections. Archives, libraries, furniture, galleries, museums and other collections of the former times in the country and abroad.) Krakow 1916

CZAPLE WIELKIE, County of Miechow, Province of Kielce.

Popiel Eustachy

The mansion made of bricks per Boleslaw Podczaszynski's design. Rich library containing old Polish prints. Adam Mickiewicz's corrector's copy of the "Pan Tadeusz" with own corrections of Bohdan Janczewski and with  the Author's manual corrections.



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