1982 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 3rd prize

Peter Thomann


01 January, 1981

'Preußen - Einst und Heute' (Prussia - Then and Now): An oil painting of the boulevard 'Unter den Linden' in 1840 is juxtaposed with the present day boulevard in East-Berlin, while the Nationale Volksarmee (National People's Army) is marching by. Peter Thomann created this series on the occasion of the 280th anniversary of the Kingdom of Prussia, which was celebrated extensively in Berlin in 1981.

About the photographer

Peter Thomann

Peter Thomann (Berlin, 1940) studied with Otto Steinert at the Folkwangschule für Gestaltung in Essen, graduating as a photojournalist in 1965. After his graduation, he worked as...

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