Primary and Secondary Sources

Last Updated: 07/04/2014 - 17:35

Do you know the difference? Try these exercises to see:

Look at each of the images below, which are primary resources, and which are secondary resources?

A piece of the original Magna Carta signed by King John in 1215

The Mona Lisa - Painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1506

A book about the Tudors written in 1999

A mug made in 2013

A cartoon of Napoleon made in 1975

Roman Coins made by the Romans in AD45

A Poster of a Van Gogh Painting made in 1975

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