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Around the World in 1896

is a lesson in which students take a trip around the world in 1896 using an online collection of 900 images. The collection includes photos of railroads, elephants, camels, horses, sleds and sleighs, sedan chairs, rickshaws, and other types of transportation, as well as city views, street and harbor scenes, landscapes, and people in North Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania. (Library of Congress)

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Four turbanned natives pushing Pangborn in hand-car in Bolan Pass.  Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942, photographer.

A hand-car in the Bolan Pass

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