Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Welcome to the historic wall chart website

This website presents the historical wall charts from the collections of the Denmark’s Paedagogiske Bibliothek (National Library of Education, Denmark) the Forschungsstelle: Schulwandbild, department of the University of Würzburg (Germany) and the Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum in Rotterdam (National Museum of Education, the Netherlands).                        

The website provides information on all the presented wall charts, such as the story and location of the depicted scenes. Furthermore, information on the time the wall charts were printed and used at school is given, in addition to information on the illustrator etc.

This website is part of an international project on wall charts and European identity. The entire project is realised with support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. Learn more »

Top 10

  • Luther´s posting of his theses in Wittenberg
  • The body of Charles the Bold, frozen in the mud, is found (1477)
  • Ter Kruisvaart
  • A medieval market
  • Ludger predikt in de Groninger Gouwen, 785
  • Aan het hof van Karel den Grooten
  • Luther op de Rijksdag te Worms, 1521
  • Heemskerk’s hibernation on Nova Zembla (1596)
  • German Yeomanries are fighting for their independence