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

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

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by Katrien Van der Schueren
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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.

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"Page after page of gorgeous educational charts." — Better Homes & Gardens

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ISBN-13:
9781452128511
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
05/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
File size:
86 MB
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Meet the Author

Katrien Van der Schueren has been collecting educational charts for over a decade. She is the owner of voila! Gallery in Los Angeles.

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