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"As we know from early historical accounts, and from the evidence of early woodcuts and engravings, Hogwarts students used to arrive at school in any manner that caught their fancy."
—Description.[src]

These sets of woodcuts and engravings were made sometime between 993 and 1692, and showed Hogwarts students heading for Hogwarts Castle on the beginning of the school term, in a time before the inception of the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy in 1692.

They depicted students riding broomsticks across the country (which proved a difficult task when carrying trunks and pets), others commandeering enchanted carts and carriages, others attempting to Apparate, others riding a large variety of magical creatures.[1]

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Notes and references

  1. Pottermore information on the Hogwarts Express (transcription here)

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