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Object Name Card, Flash
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-312
Date 1883
Material(s) Paper/Ink
Dimensions H-4.25 W-2.5 inches
Description This is a set of 120 geography flash cards. Each card has a place or a term defined with facts about the region or country, including popultation. There are two flash cards about "people" mixed into this stack of flash cards. The cards have a thin wavy line frame printed near the edges of the card with a small criss-crossed line art design in the upper corners. In the lower left corner, there is a bamboo design in the lower left corner and a decorative swirled design in the lower right corner. Each card says "COPYRIGHT 1883" along the lower center edge. The back of each card is light blue without any text or design. The terms and topics covered in the flash cards are as follows:

a)Absolute monarchy
b)Edinburgh
c)Snowline / Delta / Fauna / Flora
d)Alexandria
e)Havana
f)Amsterdam
g)Florence / Vicksburg
h)Great Britain
i)Chicago
j)New Haven
k)New York
l)Cincinnati
m)Denver
n)Pittsburg
o)Mexico
p)Newfoundland / Candia
q)The Netherlands
r)Greece
s)Mexico
t)Atmosphere
u)Water
v)Berne / Milan
w)Ireland
x)Borneo
y)Ceylon
z)Austria
aa)Alps
bb)Christianity
cc)Liverpool
dd)Mohammedanism
ee)Hudson / Baltic / Tasmania / Everglades
ff)Madras
gg)Canton
hh)Atlas / Kong / Moon / Kalahari (has inscription "E.E. Simpson" on reverse)
ii)Ohio / Hudson
jj)The Hague / Warsaw
kk)Damascus
ll)Honolulu / Galveston
mm)London
nn)Tides /Waves /Ocean currents
oo)Glaciers
pp)Horatio Nelson
qq)Mathematical Geog. / Political Geog. / Physical Geog.
rr)Mammoth Cave / Giant's Causeway / Yosemite Valley / Hot Springs
ss)Longitude
tt)Equatorial Current
uu)Hindostan
vv)Latitude
ww)Republic
xx)Cuba
yy)Amoor / Yang-tse-Kiang / Euphrates
zz)Amazon
aaa)Wind
bbb)Earth
ccc)Geysers / Mirage / Aurora Borealis
ddd)Rhine / Thames / Seine / Po
eee)Chili
fff)Egypt
ggg)Sicily
hhh)Africa
iii)New Orleans
jjj)South America
kkk)North America
lll)Australia
mmm)Madrid / Genoa
nnn)Venice
ooo)Moscow
ppp)Mobile
qqq)Kansas City
rrr)Vienna
sss)Marseilles
ttt)Apennine / Pyrenees / Carpathian / Balkan
uuu)Munich
vvv)Montreal
www)Vera Cruz
xxx) Samson
yyy)Lyons / Frankfort
zzz)Bremen
aaaa)Dublin
bbbb)Brussels
cccc)Lisbon
dddd)St. Petersburg
eeee)Altai / Taurus / Elburz / Ararat
ffff)Himalaya
gggg)Albany
hhhh)Siberia
iiii)Alaska
jjjj)Washington
kkkk)Mecca
llll)Rio Janeiro
mmmm)Baltimore
nnnn)Persia
oooo)Missouri / Arkansas / Indus
pppp)Ganges / Danube
qqqq)Asia
rrrr)Bombay
ssss)Benares
tttt)Long Island
uuuu)Wheeling
vvvv)Paris
wwww)Quebec
xxxx)Barbary States
yyyy)Peru
zzzz)Turkey
aaaaa)Judaism
bbbbb)Paganism
ccccc)Limited Monarchy
ddddd)Jerusalem
eeeee)Rocky Mountains / Mississippi Valley
fffff)Palestine
ggggg)Buenos Ayres
hhhhh)Birmingham
iiiii)Tokio
jjjjj)Boston
kkkkk)Arabia
lllll)France
mmmmm)Germany
nnnnn)Scotland
ooooo)Philippine Islands
ppppp)Spain
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Geography
Education
Search Terms education
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS