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History Pictures & Images

Take a glimpse of what everyday life is like in these houses between t...

Take a glimpse of what everyday life is like in these houses between the late 1800s and early 1900s. A view of an 1890’s Victorian dining room. If only these walls could talk! 1865 picture called “Interieur” captured by Lady Frances Jocelyn. Here’s one of our favorites: Marcel Vanderkindere...


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The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most l...

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European s...


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FREE ART HISTORY LESSONS DOWNLOAD at www.timelinestaircase.com that go...

FREE ART HISTORY LESSONS DOWNLOAD at www.timelinestaircase.com that go with the ART HISTORY TIMELINE poster. The Masterpieces of ART HISTORY TIMELINE Poster highlights what most scholars agree are the some of the most significant masterpieces in ART, ARCHITECTURE, SCULPTURE, and HISTORY from Prehist...


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Including 'Lilac Girls' by Martha Hall Kelly.

Including 'Lilac Girls' by Martha Hall Kelly.


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This 2-page timeline of world history chart covers 3000 BCE to present...

This 2-page timeline of world history chart covers 3000 BCE to present and shows major civilizations alongside important people and events. It is simplified version of my larger, more detailed world history timeline poster.


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Via the Fall 2013 issue of Lapham's Quarterly (the theme of which is "...

Via the Fall 2013 issue of Lapham's Quarterly (the theme of which is "Death") comes a morbidly fascinating way of measuring the loss of life.


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At the turn of the century, the women of Britain knew their place: in ...

At the turn of the century, the women of Britain knew their place: in the domestic sphere. British society was structured around maintaining a woman’s role cleaning the house, cooking meals, and raising children.


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itshistory: Golden Gate Bridge opening day on May 27th, 1937. Source...

itshistory: Golden Gate Bridge opening day on May 27th, 1937. Source: http://imgur.com/l3shgAQ More


09.05.2017 0

Over the last few weeks, historian Gordon Martel, author of The Month ...

Over the last few weeks, historian Gordon Martel, author of The Month That Changed The World: July 1914, has been blogging regularly for us, giving a week-by-week and day-by-day account of the events leading up to the First World War. July 1914 was the month that changed the world, but who were the ...


03.04.2015 0

These 40 photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or ...

These 40 photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a ...


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70 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, "a day that wi...

70 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, "a day that will live in infamy," in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, an attack that thrust the United States into World War II. This infographic, courtesy of The Register, shows the events that took place that fateful day.


08.01.2016 0

For Women's History Month 2015, I posted daily biographies of women sc...

For Women's History Month 2015, I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn't tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I'm pretty obsessed with women in science history. Want to learn about more women's history? I'm also continuing this tradition of bringing attention to incre...


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Sarah and Catherine Satrun, the twin powers behind the wildly popular ...

Sarah and Catherine Satrun, the twin powers behind the wildly popular We Are All Wonder Woman print, have released a new poster for Women’s History Month.


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A fascinating look at Beatrice Wood, the woman James Cameron modeled R...

A fascinating look at Beatrice Wood, the woman James Cameron modeled Rose Dewitt Bukater Calvert after in the movie "Titanic."


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pyramids infographic. I do love an infographic

pyramids infographic. I do love an infographic


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A mi post! duda alguna, una de las construcciones más asombrosas que ...

A mi post! duda alguna, una de las construcciones más asombrosas que ha realizado el hombre a lo largo de la historia es la Gran Muralla China, con sus 21196,18 km de longitud y extendiéndose desde Corea hasta el desierto del Gobi. Hoy en día es cons


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In 1913 a suffragette famously threw herself under the King’s horse ...

In 1913 a suffragette famously threw herself under the King’s horse at the Derby and died. But was Emily Davison an accidental martyr? Colin Brown investigates.


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Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events...

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.


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Image is 11x17 inches on glossy medium weight paper Print comes signed...

Image is 11x17 inches on glossy medium weight paper Print comes signed. Colors will vary slightly due to calibration differences in monitors. Print is not matted and not framed.


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History loves an icon, whether they're political, religious or just pa...

History loves an icon, whether they're political, religious or just particularly cool. Unfortunately, people only seem to remember the good bits. This infographic breaks apart the cult of personality surrounding some of history's most loved people.


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"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust... W...

"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust... We would be silent for eleven and a half years"


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Find out which your fashion decade you belong in!

Find out which your fashion decade you belong in!


01.01.2016 0

There are many free genealogy sites available on the web. Here is a ha...

There are many free genealogy sites available on the web. Here is a handy reference of 10 of the largest and most useful free family history resources.


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More memes, funny videos and pics at 9GAG

More memes, funny videos and pics at 9GAG


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The front page of the April 16, 1912 evening edition of the Boston Glo...

The front page of the April 16, 1912 evening edition of the Boston Globe, detailing the Titanic disaster, was among a collection of newspapers put up for auction by Bonhams during their Titanic: 100 Years of Fact and Fiction auction. Picture: AP


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