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Every day we find things out by looking at different kinds of images. We look at photographs, cartoons, watch television and look at the internet. Historians are no different. They can use different kinds of images from the past to find things out. We are going to use three examples - photographs, cartoons and film - to discover what they can tell us about the past and how we can use them. Choose one and get started!

 

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