26 Postcards from the Collections

Structured around the alphabet, this book contains twenty-six detachable postcards, each featuring a rare or beautiful masterpiece from maths and music to medicine and literature, including Shakespeare's First Folio, the Gutenberg Bible, ...

26 Postcards from the Collections

26 Postcards from the Collections

The Bodleian Library is home to innumerable cultural treasures from every corner of the globe, assembled over a period of four hundred years of collecting. Structured around the alphabet, this book contains twenty-six detachable postcards, each featuring a rare or beautiful masterpiece from maths and music to medicine and literature, including Shakespeare's First Folio, the Gutenberg Bible, sixteenth-century anatomical drawings by Vesalius and the Magna Carta. Presented in a handsome paper binding, these beautiful cards are perfect for you to display, or send to friends.

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26 Postcards from the Collections
Language: en
Pages: 26
Authors: Bodleian Library
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-15 - Publisher:

The Bodleian Library is home to innumerable cultural treasures from every corner of the globe, assembled over a period of four hundred years of collecting. Structured around the alphabet, this book contains twenty-six detachable postcards, each featuring a rare or beautiful masterpiece from maths and music to medicine and literature,
Postcards from the Trenches
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Irene Guenther
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

German art student Otto Schubert was 22 years old when he was drafted into the Great War. As the conflict unfolded, he painted a series of postcards that he sent to his sweetheart, Irma. During the battles of Ypres and Verdun, Schubert filled dozens of military-issued 4” x 6” cards
Postcards from the Sonora Border
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Daniel D. Arreola
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-21 - Publisher: University of Arizona Press

"Postcards from the Sonora Border: Visualizing Place through a Popular Lens, 1900s-1950s examines the urban landscapes of Mexican border cities through picture postcards. This volume aims to capture the evolution of Sonora border towns over time, and create a sense of visual "time travel" for the reader by relying on
Postcards from the Río Bravo Border
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Daniel D. Arreola
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Between 1900 and the late 1950s, Mexican border towns came of age both as tourist destinations and as emerging cities. Commercial photographers produced thousands of images of their streets, plazas, historic architecture, and tourist attractions, which were reproduced as photo postcards. Daniel Arreola has amassed one of the largest collections
Singapore Historical Postcards from the National Archives Collection
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Daniel D. Arreola
Categories: Postcards
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

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