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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Unsettling Vintage British Alphabet

This late Victorian alphabet, written and illustrated by Mary Frances Ames (writing as Mrs. Ernest Ames), aimed to teach young Britons their ABCs using racist illustrations of tiger hunts in India, “naughty” Africans in chains, and fearsome displays of military power to excite the next generation of conquerors.

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