Historical Infographics



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 from Casinority.com 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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Alcatraz: Life on the Rock

Alcatraz was one of the most famous prisons. It was a place for the hardest of criminals…such as Al Capone. You had to be tough to survive it. Prisoners had only four rights: food, clothing, shelter and medical care. And only one approved visit was allowed per month. Check out this infographic for more details about life at Alcatraz.

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Timeline of Influential Solar Power Breakthroughs

Solar power technology isn’t a new discovery. In fact, it was discovered way back 1800’s when Alexandre-Edmond Becquerel—a nineteen-year old French scientist—was experimenting with an electrolytic cell composed of two metal electrodes. He was surprised as he discovered that the materials would emit energy when exposed to light.

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10 Facts About Darwen Town

The town of Darwen is rich in history and its beginnings go back to medieval times. This informative infographic by CanvasDesign shows a timeline of some of Darwen’s most iconic events. From Beatrix Potter to Gandhi visiting, Darwen has it all.

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History Of Web Design & People Who Made It Happen

Have you ever wondered what was the very first website to debut online or who was the intelligent person to build something called a website and how did it look then? Web design trends have come a long way since 1990. This infographic takes a the history of web design and the people who made it happen.

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History of Smoking Devices

In this age vaporizers and custom glass account for the vast majority of smoking devices sold. However, tobacco connoisseurs have long since enjoyed their herbs of choice through a variety of devices. Smoking may be frowned upon but the fact of the matter is human beings have enjoyed this habit for years. Check out the following infographic to see what other types of smoking devices were popular through the ages.

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