The Art of Instruction

The Art of Instruction

Vintage Educational Charts From the 19th and 20th Centuries

Book - 2011
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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, TheArt of Instruction provides a glimpse into a rich, significant heritage and will enlighten those with an interest in art, design, science, or natural history.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, c2011
ISBN: 9781452101118
1452101116
Characteristics: 156 p. : col. ill. ; 34 cm
Additional Contributors: Van der Schueren, Katrien

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