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Instructive Picture Book

In the 1850s, artists and educators designed instructive picture books to educate people. They showed nature realistically.

Instructive pictures were imaginative, intriguing and lively. This was a very different style to classic natural history illustration.

Instructive prints have cleverly composed images. You can often discover new details every time you look at them. This reminds us of Tintin illustrations.

Instructive books were expensive. The artwork took much time as the artist imagine a scene and research every detail.

The best antique instructive prints are quite rare nowadays. Most had a hard life in the hands of youngsters !

Here are many of the best antique instructive picture book prints for you to choose from. They are genuine antiques from the mid 1800s and are great conversaton starters !

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32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).AustraliaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by..
US$250.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).JavaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Edmo..
US$195.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).Southern Asia - MalaccasThis original antique lithograph was made ..
US$125.00
39.5 x 31.5 cm (15.5 x 12.5 inches).This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s..
US$125.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches). Africa This original antique lithograph was made in the 186..
US$195.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).AsiaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Edmo..
US$195.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).Southern Asia - IndiaThis original antique lithograph was made in ..
US$125.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).AsiaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Edmo..
US$195.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches). This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Ed..
US$80.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).North AmericaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860..
US$125.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).AfricaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Ed..
US$150.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).ArcticThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Ed..
US$150.00
39.5 x 31.5 cm (15.5 x 12.5 inches).This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s..
US$125.00
39.5 x 31.5 cm (15.5 x 12.5 inches).This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s..
US$125.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).AfricaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Ed..
US$195.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).South AmericaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860..
US$195.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).AfricaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Ed..
US$125.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).North AmericaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860..
US$150.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).South AmericaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860..
US$150.00
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).South AmericaThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1860..
US$195.00