Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Camp life. Period of the Thirty Years War

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Series:

Lehmann, kulturgeschichtliche Bilder für den Schulunterricht, I. Abt.: Deutsche Geschichte

Timeframe:

Frühe Neuzeit

Scene of action:

Unknown

Illustrator:

Räuber, W.

Publisher:

Wachsmuth, F. E., Leipzig

Year of publication:

1889

Themes:

War    Religion    European history   

The picture shows the life of the soldiers in a military camp during the Thirty Years War (1618-1648. On the left side of the picture you can see reveling and playing warriors. On the right side of the picture a group of arriving soldiers with women and children is depicted. In the background is the camp with many different types of tents, flags and soldiers.