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Choose from 485 pictures in our Cards collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Cygnus and Lyra constellations Featured Print

Cygnus and Lyra constellations

Cygnus and Lyra constellations. Illustrated card from a 19th century astronomical teaching aid called Urania's Mirror, after the Greek muse of astronomy. There are 32 cards in total. The cards are pierced with holes corresponding to the brightest stars so the pattern of the constellations can be seen when held up to the light. The cards were published in London, England, and it is thought they date from around 1825. This card shows the constellations Lacerta (the lizard), Cygnus (the swan), Lyra (the lyre, a musical instrument), Vulpecula (the little fox), and Anser (the goose; obsolete). For all 32 cards, see V700/172-203

© ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Canis Major and Lepus constellations Featured Print

Canis Major and Lepus constellations

Canis Major and Lepus constellations. Illustrated card from a 19th century astronomical teaching aid called Urania's Mirror, after the Greek muse of astronomy. There are 32 cards in total. The cards are pierced with holes corresponding to the brightest stars so the pattern of the constellations can be seen when held up to the light. The cards were published in London, England, and it is thought they date from around 1825. This card shows the constellations Canis Major (the great dog), Lepus (the hare), Columba (the dove, also called Columba Noachi, Noah's Dove), and Caelum (or Cela, the chisel, also called the sculptor's chisel). For all 32 cards, see V700/172-203

© Royal Astronomical Society/Science Photo Library

Three rabbit playing cards Victorian animal families game Featured Print

Three rabbit playing cards Victorian animal families game

Meet the rabbits. Here are Mr. Rabbit, Mrs. Rabbit and Baby Rabbit, one of seventeen animal families in a Victorian card game called Noah's Ark, a sort of Happy families'. They are original, by the manufacturer Thomas de la Rue, from a pack recently found in a very old attic. They are printed by chromolithography, the print method of the time

© Whiteway