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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 96

Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Best pictures, Bible, British Towns, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Farming, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Insects, Legend, Myth, Religion, Trade, War on Thursday, 26 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 destruction and burning of Troy.

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The destruction and burning of Troy

The second picture shows manufacturing Cheshire cheese in England.

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Manufacturing Cheshire cheese in England

The third picture shows a monk in his cell.

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A monastic cell

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

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Posted in America, Animals, Architecture, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Famous landmarks, Farming, Fashion, Historical articles, History, Weapons, Wildlife on Thursday, 26 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 buffalo hunting in North America.

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Hunting buffalo in North America

The second picture shows the Pailou arch in Peking.

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Pailou arch in Peking

The third picture shows Panama Hats being made.

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Panama Hats Being Made

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

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Posted in Absurd, Africa, Best pictures, Cars, Dogs, Educational card, Famous landmarks, Farming, Historical articles, History, Oddities, Plants, Rivers, Travel 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 view of the Nile valley from the Great Pyramid.

Nile, picture, image, illustration

View of the Nile valley from the Great Pyramid

The second picture shows the potato harvest in Ireland.

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Potato Harvest in Ireland

The third picture shows a ‘dining car’.

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A 'dining car'

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

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

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

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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.

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Posted in Art, Artist, Best pictures, Educational card, Famous artists, Farming, Historical articles, History, Industry, Music, Plants, Trade 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 manufacturing of mirrors.

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Manufacturing mirrors

The second picture shows Salvador Rosa drawing studies of brigands.

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Salvador Rosa drawing studies of brigands

The third picture shows vineyard workers treading grapes.

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Treading grapes

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 47

Posted in America, Best pictures, Communications, Educational card, Famous battles, Famous Inventors, Farming, Historical articles, History, Industry, Inventions, Plants, Trade, War 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 French capture of Sontay in Vietnam.

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The Capture of Sontay

The second picture shows a tobacco plantation in Cuba.

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Tobacco plantation, Cuba

The third picture shows Samuel Morse, American inventor and telegraphy pioneer.

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Samuel Morse, American inventor and telegraphy pioneer

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 Tolpuddle Martyrs

Posted in British Countryside, Famous news stories, Farming, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Industry, Law, News, Politics on Sunday, 22 November 2015

This sombre picture depicts the six farm workers known as the Tolpuddle Martyrs, being sentenced to deportation for forming a trade union in the little Dorsetshire village of Tolpuddle. The conviction of the defendants angered many, and the case became a cause celebre leading to their later acquittal.

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Tolpuddle Martyrs

Many more pictures of famous trials can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

An English Dairy Farm in the 1960s

Posted in Animals, Britain in the 60s, British Countryside, Farming, Historical articles, History, Industry, Nature, Plants on Saturday, 21 November 2015

This attractive and typically optimistic picture of an English Dairy Farm in the 1960s is filled with archetypal imagery associated with a pastoral vision of rural England, especially the notable absence of any technological eyesores and fecund herd of those familiar Holstein Friesian dairy cows.

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Dairy farm, England, 1960s

Many more pictures of agriculture can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.