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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 77

Posted in Best pictures, British Countryside, Castles, Educational card, Famous battles, Famous crimes, Fashion, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Legend, Leisure, Mystery, Nature, Plants, Travel, War 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 capture of Peking by the Mongols in 1215.

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Capture of Peking by the Mongols, 1215

The second picture shows Bluebeard’s wife succumbing to temptation and unlocking the forbidden room.

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Bluebeard's wife succumbs to temptation and unlocks the forbidden room

The third picture shows a picnic in Epping Forest.

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The Picnic, Epping Forest

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Posted in Actors, Ancient History, Architecture, Best pictures, Educational card, English Literature, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Literature, Politics, Royalty, Shakespeare, Theatre, War 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 Ancient Greek stonemasons using measuring instruments.

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Ancient Greek stonemasons using measuring instruments

The second picture shows Signalling towers in the 15th Century.

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Signalling towers, 15th Century

The third picture shows Prince Hal and Falstaff after the Battle of Shrewsbury.

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Prince Henry and Falstaff after the Battle of Shrewsbury

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 75

Posted in Africa, Ancient History, Architecture, Best pictures, Bravery, Educational card, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Law, Music, Mystery, Myth, Politics, Religion, Superstition, 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 Cardinal Richelieu sending Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville and the Comte de Chapelles to be executed for defying his ban on duelling, in 1627.

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Cardinal Richelieu sending Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville and the Comte de Chapelles to be executed for defying his ban on duelling, 1627

The second picture shows Orpheus in Egypt.

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Orpheus in Egypt

The third picture shows the death of Lord Talbot and his son.

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The Death of Lord Talbot and his Son

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 73

Posted in Ancient History, Best pictures, Boats, Educational card, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Geography, Geology, Historical articles, History, Nature, Rivers, Ships, Transport, Travel, War 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 Galley of the Roman Emperor Caligula on Lake Nemi.

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Galley of the Roman Emperor Caligula on Lake Nemi, Italy, 1st Century

The second picture shows Mount Etna.

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Mount Etna

The third picture shows the submission of the Saxons to Charlemagne.

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Submission of the Saxons to Charlemagne

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 68

Posted in Ancient History, Best pictures, Educational card, Famous battles, Farming, Historical articles, History, Industry, Myth, Nature, Plants, Politics, Religion, Transport, Travel, 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 Apollo’s chariot.

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The Chariot of the Sun

The second picture shows the Siege of Tientsin during the Boxer Rebellion, China, 1900.

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Siege of Tientsin, Boxer Rebellion, China, 1900

The third picture shows Mexicans harvesting Vanilla pods.

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Mexicans Harvesting Vanilla Pods

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 67

Posted in Artist, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Educational card, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Literature, Royalty, Theatre, 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 the workshop of a medieval mask maker.

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Workshop of a medieval mask maker

The second picture shows Moliere at the table of Louis XIV.

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Moliere at the table of Louis XIV

The third picture shows the Defence of Bazeilles during the Battle of Sedan.

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Battle of Sedan, the Defence of Bazeilles

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 66

Posted in Best pictures, Castles, Educational card, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Music, Politics, Theatre, War 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 Verdi’s first inspiration in music.

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Verdi's First Inspiration in Music

The second picture shows the death of Simon de Montfort.

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The Death of Simon de Montfort

The third picture shows Napoleon’s army crossing the Great St Bernard Pass into Italy, May 1800.

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Napoleon's army crossing the Great St Bernard Pass into Italy, May 1800

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Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Best pictures, Communications, Educational card, Famous battles, games, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Medicine, News, Science, War 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 laboratory for medical research into bacteria.

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The art of curing – medical research laboratory

The second picture shows Pheidippides bringing news of the victory of the Greeks over the Persians at the Battle of Marathon.

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Pheidippides brings news of the victory of the Greeks over the Persians at Marathon, 490 BC

The third picture shows a Gaming room at Monte Carlo.

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Gaming room, Monte Carlo, Monaco

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 61

Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Art, Artist, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Educational card, Famous artists, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Literature, Politics, Royalty, War 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 Horace reciting his odes before Augustus and Maecenas.

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Horace reciting his odes before Augustus and Maecenas

The second picture shows Benvenuto Cellini presenting his salt cellar to King Francis I of France.

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Benvenuto Cellini presenting his salt cellar to King Francis I of France

The third picture shows the Battle of Villersexel, 1871.

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Battle of Villersexel

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 58

Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Educational card, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Industry, Institutions, Law, Mystery, Politics, Trade, War 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 Courtrai in 1302.

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Battle of Courtrai in 1302

The second picture shows Chinese potters.

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Chinese potters

The third picture shows Lycurgus of Sparta making his fellow citizens take the Spartan Oath.

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Lycurgus of Sparta making his fellow citizens swear to respect the institutions established by him

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