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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 45

Posted in Best pictures, Educational card, Famous Composers, Geography, Geology, Historical articles, History, Industry, Legend, Minerals, Music, Myth 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 Frigg accompanied by the Valkyries.

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Frigg accompanied by the Valkyries

The second picture shows Mozart playing the piano at the age of three.

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Mozart Plays the Piano at the Age of Three

The third picture shows the Wieliczka salt mine, Poland.

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Wieliczka salt mine, Poland

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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

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 37

Posted in America, Ancient History, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Communications, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Industry, Invasions, Transport, Travel, Weapons 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 an Ancient Germanic tribe making iron weapons.

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Ancient Germanic tribe making iron weapons

The second picture shows the American postal service.

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American postal service

The third picture shows Porus, King of the Pauravas, offering Alexander the Great a bar of steel.

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Porus, King of the Pauravas, offering Alexander the Great a bar of steel

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 34

Posted in Absurd, Ancient History, Artist, Best pictures, Disasters, Discoveries, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Industry, Insects, Music, Oddities, Religion, Royalty, Science, 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 monks bringing the first silk cocoons to the Emperor Justinian in Constantinople.

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Monks bringing the first silk cocoons to the Emperor Justinian in Constantinople

The second picture shows the death of Georg Wilhelm Richmann, the German physicist.

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Victims of Science: The death of Georg Wilhelm Richmann, German physicist (1711-1753)

The third picture shows a performance artist and his musical balancing act.

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Musical balancing act

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 33

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Boats, Educational card, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Industry, London, Politics, Prehistory, Royalty, Transport 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 Roger of Sicily capturing Palermo in 1072.

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Roger of Sicily capturing Palermo, 1072

The second picture shows the Brewhouse of a London brewery in the 18th Century.

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Brewhouse of a London brewery, 18th Century

The third picture shows Prehistoric boats.

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Prehistoric boats

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 32

Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Children, Educational card, Fashion, games, Historical articles, History, Industry, Weapons 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 weaving and carpet making in Ancient Greece.

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Weaving and carpet making in Ancient Greece

The second picture shows mediaeval youths at weapon practice.

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The Exercise Yard

The third picture shows Zinc manufacturing.

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Zinc manufacturing. Roller

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 28

Posted in Ancient History, Best pictures, Disasters, Educational card, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Industry, Invasions, Rivers, Ships, Transport, Travel, 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 the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians, 6th Century BC.

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The destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians, 6th Century BC

The second picture shows men laying paving slabs.

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Laying paving slabs

The third picture shows Robert Fulton’s first paddle steamer for the service between New York and Albany, 1807.

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Robert Fulton's first paddle steamer for the service between New York and Albany, 1807

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 24

Posted in Africa, Ancient History, Best pictures, Boats, Educational card, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Industry, Politics, Royalty 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 Antony and Cleopatra.

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Antony and Cleopatra

The second picture shows Joan of Arc on her way to her execution.

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Joan of Arc on her way to her execution

The third picture shows a compressed air drill in a gold mine in Transvaal.

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Compressed air drill in a gold mine in Transvaal

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 17

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

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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 14

Posted in Best pictures, Educational card, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Industry, Religion, Transport 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 stained glass manufacturing, 12th Century.

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Stained glass manufacturing, 12th Century

The second picture shows the Statue of Christ the Redeemer illuminated at night, Rio de Janeiro.

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Statue of Christ the Redeemer illuminated at night, Rio de Janeiro

The third picture shows asphalt surfacing.

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Asphalt

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