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The Art of Instruction: Vintage Educational Charts From the 19th and 20th Centuries

introduction by Katrien Van der Schueren
Format
Book
Published
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2011]
Language
English
ISBN
9781452101118, 1452101116
Related Resources
Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Summary
Large-scale wall charts were fundamental tools of classroom instruction throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Collected here for the first time in one deluxe volume are over 100 of these vintage educational posters now important relics in the history of science, art, and design. From the anatomy of a tulip or an apple tree to that of a hedgehog or starfish, the botanical and zoological images in this collection are captivating with their curious visuals and intricate details. With a compelling introduction about the history of educational charts and their production, The Art of Instruction provides a glimpse into a rich, significant heritage and will enlighten those with an interest in art, design, science, or natural history. -- Book Description from Website.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Appendix
  • Credits
  • Bibliography
  • References
  • Author biography
  • Acknowledgments.
Description
156 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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