Historical Infographics



A History of Famous Fences

Every year, millions of people travel thousands of miles to see the world’s most historic, famous buildings in real-life – and it’s exactly the same situation with fences (and walls). Whilst the original purpose of fences may have been to create a physical barrier to stop people from getting in or out somewhere. to this day the world’s most famous fences are still attracting thousands of travelers every year.

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The History of the Treadmill

Here is a look at how the treadmill has evolved the centuries. Starting with its origins in Ancient Roman construction moving right through to its use in prisons and beyond. This infographic by HFE looks at how the treadmill has become one of the most popular pieces of fitness equipment to ever be created.

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The History of Printing

From the papyrus of ancient Egypt to current innovations in digital printing, Inkjets.com traces the more than 5000 year history of printing and highlight the milestones and their significance to human history.

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The Evolution of Communication

Various communication methods are something that we have used since the beginning of time. Younger people may take for granted the fact that today they have access to multiple forms of communication on a device that you can fit in your pocket. And to think that once upon a time people communicated written messages, history, and stories through cave paintings and pictures on walls!

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The Rise and Fall of Diesel

On this journey, Select Car Leasing takes you from Diesel’s first engine, created by Rudolf Diesel, to the inventor’s mysterious disappearance a few years later. They fast forward to the first passenger car powered by diesel in the 30’s and see how it developed up to the 90’s. Finally, they look at the last 10 or so years, understanding what has factored into the fall of diesel and where we stand today.

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The Evolution of Locks & Keys Through the Ages

The first lock of note was the Assyrian lock in 600 BC and it actually used the still very common technique of sliding tumblers into place. From there, we had the revolutionary Bramah Lock which was considered the first commercially produced product to provide good security from manipulation. In more modern times, the technology has improved further with keycards and keypads becoming more popular.

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Periodic Table of Weapons Through History

The Periodic Table of Weapons from Verge Studios details humanity’s legacy of violence in beautiful, hand illustrated detail. Starting with fists and rocks in prehistoric times to modern small arms and rifles, each entry in the table is depicted in gorgeous detail alongside classifications, sizing, and approximate year of development.

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History of Printing

There aren’t too many industries older than printing. Its origins go back to woodblock printing in 200AD. To try and understand the route that the art of printing has taken through to today’s digital formats, Diginate.com has created an infographic charting its history, and make some predictions for its future.

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Which Is Your Favorite Ancient and Early Ring?

This infographic will take you through a few different types of ancient rings from different era’s. Era’s such as Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman and Medieval. The last 3000 years of history have left us with wonderful jewellery which reflects the changing tastes and often stories of the owners. Check out the following infographic to decide which period in time reflects your style best.

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A Modern History of Social Workers

This timeline infographic by Aurora University covers key events in the history of social work during the 19th and 20th century. Milestones range from early parish outreach to the acceptance of Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) graduates into the National Association of...

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Bubble Wrap: A Short History

Learn some interesting facts about bubble wrap rolls, one of the extensively used packaging and shipping materials today. They offer a solid packing solution for most of the objects ranging from home furniture to all consumer goods. Its innovative and convenient form has earned the Bubble wraps the title of ”A Modern-Day Wonder”.

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Australia Gambling History: 100 Amazing Facts

Here is a detailed list if interesting facts related to the history of gambling in Australia. If you like gambling – this infographic will inform you everything you need to know about your hobby. Read about the developing of the different gambling spheres in Australia and find out lots of new exciting things.

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Beauty Tips From Ancient History

In this infographic, Daffodil Hotel looks at some of the rituals used by Ancient Greeks, Romans, Indians and Egyptians and the modern day equivalent. They also give you budget and high end options that you can seek out in today’s market, so that you too can reap the benefits of these ancient rituals.

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A History of Women in Converse

In 2017, the Converse All Star will turn 100 years old. While it is quite easy to trace the visual history of the All Star in men’s fashion starting in these periods, it is considerably more difficult to do so for women’s fashion. Here is an infographic related to the Converse All Star as it has appeared on women’s feet in popular culture which you can view and share below:

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