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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 63

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Children, Educational card, English Literature, Fairy Tale, Historical articles, History, Legend, Literature, Magic, Music, Mystery, Oddities, Religion, Science, 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 Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Hamelin, picture, image, illustration

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The second picture shows the miraculous birth of Zoroaster.

 Zoroaster, picture, image, illustration

The miraculous birth of Zoroaster

The third picture shows a demonstration of Light projection.

Light projection, picture, image, illustration

Light projection

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.

Rome, picture, image, illustration

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

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

Gods, picture, image, illustration

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, 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.

Valkyries, picture, image, illustration

Frigg accompanied by the Valkyries

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

Mozart, picture, image, illustration

Mozart Plays the Piano at the Age of Three

The third picture shows the Wieliczka salt mine, Poland.

Salt, picture, image, illustration

Wieliczka salt mine, Poland

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 42

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Castles, Famous crimes, Historical articles, History, Law, Legend, Literature, Religion, Sport, 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 the Foundation of the Benedictine Order in 529.

Benedictines, picture, image, illustration

Foundation of the Benedictine Order, 529

The second picture shows a lion hunt.

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Lion hunt

The third picture shows Bluebeard and his new wife.

Bluebeard, picture, image, illustration

Bluebeard

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 38

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.

Iphigenia, picture, image, illustration

The sacrifice of Iphigenia

The second picture shows the world ash tree called Yggdrasil.

Yggdrasil, picture, image, illustration

The ash tree Yggdrasil

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

Quipus, picture, image, illustration

Quipus, system of communication using knotted strings, Peru

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 36

Posted in Architecture, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Communications, Discoveries, Educational card, Famous battles, Famous Inventors, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Inventions, Language, Legend, Literature, Medicine, Myth, Religion, Royalty, 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 Mehmed the Conqueror, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Mehmed, picture, image, illustration

Mehmed the Conqueror, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, makes his triumphal entrance into the Hagia Sophia after capturing Constantinople, 1453

The second picture shows Edward Jenner, who discovered a vaccine against smallpox.

Jenner, picture, image, illustration

Edward Jenner, English doctor and scientist who discovered a vaccine against smallpox

The third picture shows Scandinavian runes.

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Scandinavian runes

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 31

Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Architecture, Best pictures, Bravery, Educational card, Famous battles, Famous landmarks, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Legend, Leisure, Music, Rivers, Theatre, 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 Horatius Cocles throwing himself into the River Tiber, 6th Century BC.

Horatius Cocles, picture, image, illustration

Horatius Cocles throwing himself into the River Tiber, 6th Century BC

The second picture shows the Place de l’Opera, Paris.

L'Opera, picture, image, illustration

Place de l'Opera, Paris

The third picture shows a knight battling a dragon.

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The knight battles the dragon

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 26

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Bravery, Educational card, Famous crimes, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Legend, Religion, Sinners, 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 men hunting polar bears.

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Hunting polar bears

The second picture shows Knights Templars being burned at the stake in France.

Knights Templars, picture, image, illustration

Knights Templars being burned at the stake in France

The third picture shows Mazeppa.

Mazeppa, picture, image, illustration

Mazeppa

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

The best pictures from educational trade cards, 7

Posted in Adventure, Best pictures, Communications, Disasters, Educational card, Fairy Tale, Famous news stories, Historical articles, History, Inventions, Legend, News, Oddities, Sea, Ships, 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 Titanic sending an SOS message by wireless, 1912.

The Titanic, picture, image, illustration

The Titanic sending an SOS message by wireless, 1912

The second picture shows Sinbad thrown alive into the pits of the dead.

Sinbad, picture, image, illustration

Sinbad is thrown alive into the pits of the dead

The third picture shows a giant television screen in a public square from a series on predictions for the future.

future, picture, image, illustration

Giant television screen in a public square from a series on predictions for the future.

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

Hannibal crossing the Alps

Posted in Africa, Ancient History, Animals, Geography, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Invasions, Legend, War on Thursday, 19 November 2015

Hannibal’s famously incredible feat of crossing the Alps into Gaul is shown with a long-distance view in our cleverly credible picture. His elephants and army stretch back in a seemingly endless column, as the wild Alpine inhabitants look on in wonder and horror at the Punic invaders and their relentless progress against such spectacular odds.

Hannibal, picture, image, illustration

Hannibal crossing the Alps

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