Vintage Fun and Games

Vintage Fun and Games

KNOCKING OFF GOOSE HEADS and other children’s games Children’s games and humor were popular themes on the so called catchpenny prints or ‘centsprenten’ in Dutch. They have also been called children’s prints, ‘oortjes’ prints (in Dutch an oortje was a cent and a quarter), saints or ‘mannekesblaren’ (in Dutch: little fellows’ leaves). These cheap, sloppily colored

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Napoleon and Josephine

Napoleon and Josephine

Who set out to ‘conquer knowledge’ and not just territory?… Napoleon…. He took 154 scholars to Egypt in 1798 and again in 1800 he sent Baudin to Australia. He forced him to take dozens of scientists, botanists, geographers, hydrographers. Baudin mapped the coast of Victoria and named it Napoleon Terre. If he had not been

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Cutting and Painting Wayang Figures for Shadow Play – a rare photograph

Cutting and Painting Wayang Figures for Shadow Play – a rare photograph

Het Snijden en Schilderen van Wajang – Poppen.  Antique photograph(Cutting and Painting Wayang Shadow-Play puppets) Antique school board of Het Snijden en Schilderen van Wajang – Poppen, Taken c.1895 and published between 1912 and 1914 in Holland. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school

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De Ontvezeling bij Manila Hennep. Nr 99

De Ontvezeling bij Manila Hennep. Nr 99

Antique photograph Antique school board of De Ontvezeling bij Manila Hennep Taken c.1895 and published between 1912 and 1914 in Holland. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted of 170 educational prints and covered a diverse range of subjects, separated into two parts:

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Drenken der Paarden van de Ombiliekolenvelden Soematra

Drenken der Paarden van de Ombiliekolenvelden Soematra

Drenken der Paarden van de Ombiliekolenvelden Soeamtra Antique photograph.       Antique school board of Drenken der Paarden van de Ombiliekolenvelden Soeamtra. Taken c.1895 and published between 1912 and 1914 in Holland. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted of 170

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Onderwijzers, Kweekelingen en leerlingen te Buitenzorg. No 132

Onderwijzers, Kweekelingen en leerlingen te Buitenzorg. No 132

Onderwijzers, Kweekelingen en leerlingen te Buitenzorg, Antique photograph. Antique school board of Onderwijzers, Kweekelingen en leerlingen te Buitenzorg, Taken c.1895 and published between 1912 and 1914 in Holland. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted of 170 educational prints and covered

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Karrentransport met Runderen. Nr 82

Karrentransport met Runderen. Nr 82

 Karrentransport met Runderen Antique photograph Antique school board of Karrentransport met Runderen Taken c.1895 and published between 1912 and 1914 in Holland. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted of 170 educational prints and covered a diverse range of subjects, separated into

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