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#1864: Luther's Living Room

Photo 1864: Luther's Living Room - Luther House, Wittenberg

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Photo ID
1864
Credit
Title
Luther's Living Room
Caption
The Luther family living room, where the conversations recorded by students in "Table Talk" (starting in 1531) took place. The only woman allowed here was Luther's wife, Katherine von Bora. It was not until around 1535 that Luther could afford to decorate the living room with the painted walls and stove. When Luther's house was sold to the university in 1564, all the rooms were renovated except this one. It has been shown to visitors as a museum ever since. The stove was restored and the ceiling was painted in 1602.
Geotag
51.863914° N, 12.652522° E
Uploaded
November 17, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600