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A medieval town , 1948 - The picture shows the structure of a medieval town (6th to 15th century). Especially in the 12th and 13th century many new towns were found along the important trade routes. You can see a black and white, bird's eye perspective drawing: With the church in the center, the streets are laid out in a radial order and directly lead to the town-wall its towers and ramparts. Fields and pasture are connected to the system of the town.
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Renaissance: Town hall of Lucerne Lucerne, 1963 - The picture shows the town hall of Lucerne, which was built under the direction of Anton Isenmann between 1602 and 1606. The Renaissance-style building covered with an overhanging roof, representing a traditional style from the canton of Bern. In the right corner of the picture the weapon of Lucerne is depicted. The pictures shows Lucerne at a time when it had great influence in the Swiss Confederation.
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Construction of a cathedral in the middle Ages Jerusalem, 1968 - The picture shows a rare, contemporary medieval depiction of construction works of a cathedral. According to the subtitle this woodblock printing originally served as illustration in a manuscript from the 15th century. The picture was painted by the famous French painter Jean Foucquet (1420-1481), whose style of painting includes late Gothic as well as early Renaissance elements. This painting should illustrate the construction of the temple of Jerusalem. On the picture you can see stonecutters working on the stone blocks and laborers carrying material. High above on the parts of the building which have already been finished you can see a big wooden treadwheel used for the grid winch system.
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