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Front Cover Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1825)

Front cover of this 1820s schoolbook; it was once quarter-leather, probably with marbled paper pasted down, but two hundred years have taken their toll.

Keywords: book covers, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2016-11-12

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Frontispiece: United States Capitol, Washington Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1825)

Engraving (probably a woodcut) of the US Capitol building in Washington, DC. The building was burned down in the War of 1812 by the British (from Canada), and this engraving was made before the new c [...]

Keywords: buildings, greyscale

Places shown: Washington; DC; USA

Added: 2009-01-25

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Title Page Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1825)

Elements of Geography, ancient and modern: with an atlas. By J. E. Worcester, A.M. Stereotype Edition. Boston: Published by Cummings, Hilliard & Co., 134 washington-street. And sold by booksellers gen [...]

Keywords: title pages, page images, typography, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2017-05-05

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The Parthenon. Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1825)

The engraving (probably a wood-cut) features a fairly rough drawing of the Parthenon; it was presumably made from a drawing from no later than the early 1800s. There is no credit to any artist that I [...]

Keywords: temples, ruins, views, religion, pillars, columns, architecture, ancient greek remains, ancient greece, greyscale

Places shown: Athens; Greece

Added: 2016-11-11

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The Ruins of Palmyra. Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1825)

Palmyra is an ancient city now in Syria, but when this book was written it was in Turkey. The ruined Temple of Bel معبد بل) on the right in this engraving has since largely been destroyed by a right-w [...]

Keywords: temples, ruins, views, religion, pillars, columns, greyscale

Places shown: Palmyra; Syria

Added: 2016-11-11

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The Pyramids. Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1825)

The pyramids were accounted by the ancients one of the seven wonders of the world. They are alike famous for their vast size and remote antiquity. History furnishes no authentic information respecti [...]

Keywords: pyramids, ruins, temples, statuary, backgrounds, wallpaper, greyscale

Places shown: Cairo; Egypt

Added: 2009-01-27

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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