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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 84

Posted in America, Animals, Arts and Crafts, Birds, Educational card, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Industry, Nature, Plants, War, Wildlife on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows the Battle of Tippecanoe.

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The Battle of Tippecanoe

The second picture shows doll makers.

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Dressing and painting dolls

The third picture shows Perroquets Aras and Fleur de la Passion.

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Perroquets Aras and Fleur de la Passion

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 65

Posted in Actors, Ancient History, Animals, Best pictures, Birds, Communications, Customs, Educational card, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Legend, Music, Mystery, Theatre, Wildlife on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows Paganini’s mother recounting her dream in which it was predicted that he would become famous.

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Paganini's mother recounting her dream in which it was predicted that he would become famous

The second picture shows a mediaeval mystery play.

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A medieval mystery play

The third picture shows the Capitoline Geese.

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Geese of the Capitoline hill

High-resolution scans of all educational cards can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 62

Posted in America, Animals, Birds, Communications, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Music, Oddities, Railways, Sport, Theatre, Transport, Travel, Wildlife on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows a Tourist car on the Mount Lowe Railway, California.

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Tourist car on the Mount Lowe Railway, California

The second picture shows a futuristic prediction: enjoying the theatre in one’s own home in 2000.

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Enjoying the theatre in one's own home in 2000

The third picture shows men hunting flamingos in Spain.

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Hunting flamingos, Spain

High-resolution scans of all educational cards can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 52

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Bible, Birds, Educational card, Famous landmarks, Farming, Historical articles, History, Industry, Plants, Royalty, Sport, Trade, Weapons, Wildlife on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows men hunting birds of paradise in Malaysia.

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Hunting birds of paradise, Malaysia

The second picture shows the arrival of the Queen of Sheba.

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The arrival of the Queen of Sheba

The third picture shows women picking violets near Parma, Italy.

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Picking violets near Parma, Italy

High-resolution scans of all educational cards can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 51

Posted in Aerospace, Ancient History, Animals, Architecture, Aviation, Best pictures, Birds, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Legend, Myth, Religion, Transport, Travel, War, Wildlife on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows the arrival at Rome on a journey from London to Rome by airship.

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Arrival at Rome on a journey from London to Rome by airship.

The second picture shows Prometheus and Zeus (Jupiter) battling the Titans.

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Prometheus and Zeus (Jupiter) battling the Titans

The third picture shows bird hunters at Cape Bathurst, northern Canada.

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Hunting birds, Cape Bathurst, northern Canada

High-resolution scans of all educational cards can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 39

Posted in Africa, Animals, Architecture, Best pictures, Birds, Castles, Educational card, Farming, Historical articles, History, Industry, Trade, Wildlife on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows the keep of a medieval castle at Tours.

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Keep of a medieval castle at Tours

The second picture shows a rum distillery in Jamaica.

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A rum distillery in Jamaica

The third picture shows an Ostrich farm in Transvaal.

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Ostrich farm, Transvaal

High-resolution scans of all educational cards can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 23

Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Best pictures, Birds, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Inventions, Politics, Revolution, War, Weapons, Wildlife on Monday, 23 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from our large collection of 19th and early 20th century educational trade cards.
The first picture shows the Batavian revolt against the Romans.

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Batavian revolt against the Romans

The second picture shows ostrich hunting in Patagonia.

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Ostrich hunting, Patagonia

The third picture shows the use of magnesium filaments for flash photography.

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Use of magnesium filaments for flash photography

High-resolution scans of all educational cards can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 86

Posted in Animals, Architecture, Best pictures, Birds, Customs, English Literature, Famous landmarks, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, The Illustrated Times, Wildlife on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, a nineteenth-century illustrated newspaper and rich source of remarkable engravings.
The first picture shows Bull-Fighting at Bayonne, with the Cavalcade proceeding to the Arena in the Place de Saint-Esprit.

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Bull-Fighting at Bayonne, the Cavalcade proceeding to the Arena in the Place de Saint-Esprit by Gustave Dore

The second picture shows an ancient house at Blackwall, said to have been the residence of Sir Walter Raleigh.

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Ancient House at Blackwall, said to have been the Residence of Sir Walter Raleigh

The third picture shows the Bird Show at the Crystal Palace.

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The Bird Show at the Crystal Palace

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Illustrated Times’ (London 1855-1866) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 76

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Birds, British Towns, Customs, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Politics, Religion, Royalty, Sport, The Illustrated Times on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, a nineteenth-century illustrated newspaper and rich source of remarkable engravings.
The first picture shows the Fete Day of the Dead in the Cemetery of Montmartre, Paris.

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The Fete Day of the Dead in the Cemetery of Montmartre, Paris by A Racinet

The second picture shows a Pigeon-Shooting Match at Hurlingham Park between Members of the Houses of Lords and Commons.

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Pigeon-Shooting Match at Hurlingham Park between Members of the Houses of Lords and Commons

The third picture shows Queen Victoria at the new Town Hall, Leeds.

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Arrival of Her Majesty at the Town Hall, Leeds

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Illustrated Times’ (London 1855-1866) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 18

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Birds, Boats, Inventions, London, Oddities, Sea, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Trade, Weapons on Sunday, 15 November 2015

We have selected three of the best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, a nineteenth-century illustrated newspaper and rich source of remarkable engravings.
The first picture shows a London Bird Fair.

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London Sketches, Bird Fair, Great St Andrew's Street, Seven Dials by W M'Connell

The second picture shows trials of new torpedoes in France.

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Trials of New Torpedoes in France

The third picture shows a captured whale in Marseilles.

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Carriage through the Streets of Marseilles of a Whale captured in the Waters of the Chateau d'If by Cosson Smeeton

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Illustrated Times’ (London 1855-1866) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.