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The best pictures from educational trade cards, 54

Posted in Africa, Best pictures, Educational card, Fish, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Nature, Sea, Ships, Trade, Transport, Travel, 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 a large draper’s shop in Venice selling fabrics from many lands, 1150.

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Market in Venice selling fabrics from many lands, 1150

The second picture shows an ice bridge on the coast of Greenland.

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Ice bridge on the coast of Greenland

The third picture shows passengers boarding a ship of the Austrian Lloyd line at the port of Suez.

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Passengers boarding a ship of the Austrian Lloyd line at the port of Suez, Egypt

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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

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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.

Salvador Rosa, picture, image, illustration

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.

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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.

Sontay, picture, image, illustration

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

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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.

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Posted in Absurd, Actors, Art, Artist, Best pictures, Educational card, Famous artists, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Music, Theatre, Trade, 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 cloth merchants at a trade fair in Champagne in 1300.

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A trade fair in Champagne, 1300

The second picture shows musical clowns.

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Musical clowns

The third picture shows Rembrandt van Rijn, the Dutch artist.

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch artist

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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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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 Africa, Animals, Best pictures, Educational card, Historical articles, History, Oddities, Religion, Trade, Transport, Travel, 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 the Ivory trade.

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Ivory trade

The second picture shows a man riding a penny farthing into a canal.

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Man riding a penny farthing into a canal

The third picture shows Convulsionaries or religious mystics in trances.

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Convulsionaries or religious mystics in trances

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Posted in Africa, Architecture, Best pictures, Educational card, English Literature, Famous battles, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Literature, Trade, 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 modern bookshop.

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A modern bookshop (early 20th century)

The second picture shows General Warren and the Battle of Spion Kop, Boer War, 24 January 1900.

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General Warren and the Battle of Spion Kop, Boer War, 24 January 1900

The third picture shows Gulliver exploring the city of Lilliput.

Gulliver, picture, image, illustration

Gulliver exploring the city of Lilliput

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