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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 87

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Castles, Children, Customs, Educational card, Famous battles, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Royalty, War, Weapons 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 Richard the Lionheart mortally wounded before the Castle of Chalus-Chabrol.

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Richard the Lionheart mortally wounded before the Castle of Chalus-Chabrol

The second picture shows the Feasting hall in the house of Harald Fairhair, King of Norway.

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Feasting hall in the house of Harald Fairhair, King of Norway

The third picture shows Russian children skating.

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Russian children skating

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Posted in Architecture, Art, Artist, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Communications, Customs, Famous artists, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Religion, War, Weapons 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 Leonardo da Vinci as a student of Andrea del Verrocchio.

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Leonardo da Vinci as a student of Andrea del Verrocchio

The second picture shows the Siege of Paris by the Normans in the 9th Century.

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Siege of Paris by the Normans, 9th Century

The third picture shows the Call to prayer at Gallipoli.

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Call to prayer, Gallipoli

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

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Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Children, Customs, Dance, Educational card, Famous crimes, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Politics 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 Guy Fawkes Night in London.

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Guy Fawkes Night in London

The second picture shows the assassination of Louis of Orleans by the men of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy.

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Assassination of Louis of Orleans by the men of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, Paris, 1407

The third picture shows Romans drinking and dancing in a villa on the Bay of Naples.

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Romans drinking and dancing in a villa on the Bay of Naples

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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.

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Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Best pictures, Children, Customs, Educational card, English Literature, Famous battles, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Invasions, 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 Sack of Rome by the Vandals, 455.

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Sack of Rome by the Vandals, 455

The second picture shows a snake charmer.

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A snake charmer

The third picture shows the famous son of Admiral Casabianca.

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The son of Admiral Casabianca

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Posted in Ancient History, Best pictures, Children, Customs, Dance, Disasters, Education, Educational card, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Music, Science 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 death of Pliny the Elder in the eruption of Vesuvius.

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Death of Pliny the Elder in the eruption of Vesuvius, 79

The second picture shows children using a prism to demonstrate the spectrum of sunlight.

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Using a prism to demonstrate the spectrum of sunlight

The third picture shows the tarantella, a traditional Italian dance.

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Dancing the tarantella, Italy

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Posted in Best pictures, Customs, Dance, Educational card, Famous news stories, Fashion, Geography, Geology, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Music, Politics, Railways, Religion, Transport, Travel 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 traditional Pentecost celebrations in Russia.

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Traditional Pentecost celebrations in Russia

The second picture shows the Vesuvius funicular railway in Italy.

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Vesuvius funicular railway, Italy

The third picture shows Gladstone defending his policy for Irish Home Rule in the House of Commons.

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Gladstone defending his policy for Irish Home Rule in the House of Commons

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Posted in Ancient History, Best pictures, Communications, Customs, Educational card, Famous crimes, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Inventions, Legend, Myth, Nature, Plants, Religion, Superstition 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 sacrifice of Iphigenia.

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The sacrifice of Iphigenia

The second picture shows the world ash tree called Yggdrasil.

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The ash tree Yggdrasil

The third picture shows Quipus, the Peruvian system of communication using knotted strings.

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Quipus, system of communication using knotted strings, Peru

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Posted in America, Ancient History, Best pictures, Customs, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Plants, Religion, Trade, Transport, Travel 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 Funicular railway in the Catskill Mountains, New York, USA.

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Funicular railway in the Catskill Mountains, New York, USA

The second picture shows a vegetable seller in the 18th Century.

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Vegetable seller, 18th Century

The third picture shows Druids and the Sacred Mistletoe.

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The Sacred Mistletoe

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

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Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Best pictures, Customs, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Industry, Invasions, Music, Royalty, Ships, War 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 a Zither player in the Tyrol.

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Zither, Tyrol

The second picture shows Peter the Great working as a shipbuilder in the Netherlands.

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Peter the Great working as a shipbuilder in the Netherlands

The third picture shows the elephants of Hannibal.

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The elephants of Hannibal

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