History buffs who really like to immerse themselves in a period might love the idea of historic coloring books.
Dover Publications has been making history coloring books for years but now that coloring book addicts have emerged, more and more are being published. These older Dover coloring books are similar in paperweight to the CreateSpace books you are familiar with. You will want to take care to put a slip of paper behind your images before you color or copy them to cardstock.
American History Coloring Books
Hamilton comes alive in this new, historically-based adult coloring book. The subject of the Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton, he has captured the hearts and minds of Americans like never before.
Noted artist Peter Copeland has captured all the drama and excitement of a fateful era in American history with 40 finely drawn black-and-white illustrations. Modestly priced and historically accurate.
Graphic overview of the historic conflict in 45 dramatic illustrations. Scenes from the battle of Britain, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Battle of Stalingrad, Allied invasion of France, dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, the battles of Iwo Jima and Nagasaki, the fall of Berlin, and more. Informative captions.
Thirty-eight carefully researched accurate illustrations of Seminoles, Mohawk, Iroquois, Crow, Cherokee, Huron, other tribes engaged in hunting, dancing, cooking, other activities. Includes illustrations and information on authentic costumes, dwellings, weapons, and more.
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The lives and achievements of notable African Americans spring to life in this carefully researched and finely rendered coloring book. Spanning over 150 years of American history, the volume pays tribute to figures in civil rights, music, sports, politics, literature, government, and other areas.
Forty-five exciting, ready-to-color illustrations include the privateer frigate Bethel (1748), a colonial sloop (1760), the Andrew Doria (1776), the U.S.S.Constitution (1812), the paddle steamer Savannah (1819), the clipper ship Helena (1849), a Nantucket whaler (1850), and more.
Historic Coloring Books
Thirty thrilling illustrations let you train, ride, and fight with the legendary samurai! For 800 years, the samurai dominated Japan, and you’ll see why with this captivating coloring book. Meet famous leaders from the elite warrior class, watch their training practices, study their armor and weapons, and observe their battles. Fascinating captions explain the samurai role in Japanese political, social, and military history.
This unique coloring book documents soldiers in history — from an ancient Hittite warrior (c. 1600 BC) to a U.S. Marine rifleman of World War II. Forty-four full-page illustrations depict 22 pairs of opposing warriors on facing pages, e.g. a Roman Imperial legionary opposite a Carthaginian warrior. 44 full-page black-and-white illustrations.
On the night of April 14, 1912, while passengers aboard the Titanic were enjoying the luxurious accommodations of the White Star fleet’s newest ocean liner, the ship struck an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland. Described as “unsinkable,” the largest and most elegant ocean vessel of the period quickly sank in the early morning hours on April 15 with the loss of more than 1.500 lives.
This exciting coloring book dramatically re-creates events leading up to and including the monumental tragedy. Twenty-nine realistic drawings, accompanied by fact-filled captions, depict the Titanic docked in Southhampton, England; the ship’s captain and officers on the bridge; passengers dining and strolling on deck; the ship striking the iceberg; survivors huddled in lifeboats; and more.
A royal assembly of British monarchs, spanning over 1,200 years of history, fills the pages of this exciting coloring book. Beginning with Alfred the Great (who ruled from 871-899) and ending with the reigning queen, Elizabeth II, this regal parade invites you to have fun coloring while you learn fascinating facts about thirty rulers who have played important roles in English history. Brief captions describe the scene illustrated.
Fashion History Coloring Books
Step back in time with these 31 beautifully illustrated pages of styles from the 1950s. Add vibrant color to a terrific variety of outfits, from full skirts that accentuate tiny waistlines to cardigans and capri pants as well as men’s attire for both business and casual wear. Illustrations are printed on one side of the perforated pages for easy removal and display.
30 illustrations, adapted from Godey’s Lady’s Book, a rare nineteenth-century fashion magazine, provide authentic views of evolving Victorian modes of apparel — from lace-edged necklines and elongated bodices to fitted bonnets and extravagant bustles.
A lovely collection that offers an authentic glimpse of what well-dressed ladies and youngsters of the Victorian era were wearing, this is a must-have for coloring book fans, costume designers, and cultural historians.
Twenty-six archival magazine covers from 1912 to 1932, by ten celebrated illustrators living here and abroad, take you back to a more playful and whimsical moment of boas, bows, hats and headpieces, fans, pearls and gloves, and even exotic animals. Coloring book fans of all ages can try their hand at the Art Deco patterns and letters from A to Z. This is the Vogue woman as liberated, stylish, and always dressed for adventure.
Dover Historical Fashion Coloring Books for Adults
- Fashions of the First Ladies
- Empire Fashions
- Fashions of the Roaring 20’s
- Late Victorian and Edwardian Fashions
- Old-Time Children’s Fashions
- Renaissance Fashions
- Chinese Fashions
- Colonial and Early American Fashion
- Civil War Fashions Coloring Book
- French Baroque and Rococo Fashions
- Victorian Fashions
- Contemporary Fashions