This 12-pack of data visualization postcards features classics in the field. Together, these cards provide the perfect mailer or gift for the data lover in your life.
The front of each card shows a high-resolution image of each visualization. On the back is short description of the image along with space for the address and stamp. Each postcard is 4″x6″ and printed on white 100# paper.
Twelve famous visualizations are featured:
- Joseph Priestley’s A New Chart of History (1769)
- Florence Nightingale’s Diagram of the Causes of Mortality in the Army in the East (1859)
- William Playfair’s Exports and Imports to and from Denmark and Norway from 1700 to 1780 (1786)
- Charles Joseph Minard’s Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l’Armée Française dans la campagne de Russie 1812–1813 (Losses of the French Army in the Russian Campaign 1812–1813) (1869) (Original image from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees)
- Joseph Priestley’s A Specimen of a Chart of Biography (1765)
- John Snow’s Cholera Map (1854)
- Nigel Holmes’ Monstrous Costs (1982) (Original image from Nigel Holmes, used with permission)
- Christoph Scheiner’s Macvlae in sole aparentes observatae (Spots observed appearing on the sun) (1630)
- William Playfair’s Chart Showing at One View The Price of the The Quarter of Wheat, & Wages of Labour by the Week, from The Year 1565 to 1821 (1821)
- E.B. Du Bois’s Assessed Value of Household and Kitchen Furniture Owned by Georgia Negroes (1900)
- Francis A. Walker’s Chart Showing the Ratio of Church Accommodation to the Total Population over 10 years of Age (1870)
- Otto Neurath, Marie Neurath, and Gerd Arntz’ This Population and Live Stock (1943) (Image from the book Only an ocean between by L. Secor Florence)