Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Merchant vessels of the Hanseatic League

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Series:

Tellus, Geschichtsbilder, Serie 3

Timeframe:

Mittelalter

Scene of action:

Unknown

Illustrator:

Rösel, B.

Publisher:

Tellus-Verlag, Essen

Year of publication:

Unknown

Themes:

Trade    European history   

The depicted scene shows the unloading of some merchant vessels in the period of the Hanseatic League. In the background you can see big redbrick warehouses. The flag on the vessel shows a two-headed eagle with a red and white shield on its chest, which is the coat of arms of the city of Lübeck.