Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

In the harbour of a Hanseatic City

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Series:

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

Timeframe:

Mittelalter

Scene of action:

Unknown

Illustrator:

Bukacz, F.

Publisher:

Wachsmuth, F. E., Leipzig

Year of publication:

1909

Themes:

Trade    European history   

The picture shows a hanseatic harbour in the Baltic Sea (middle of 15th century). Many cogs with high side plates are in the harbour, which serve as merchant and combat vessels at the same time.