Here is a shabby vintage magazine advertisement for The Small Catalogue of Fashions for Spring, 1895 and The Catalogue of Special Styles for Spring and Summer, two fashion catalogues that were published by The Butterick Publishing Co. The ad includes an illustration of a lovely Victorian lady seated on a bench. She is leaning forward slightly and has her hands clasped over her knee. The lady is wearing a beautiful dress and elegant hat. vintage magazine advertisement, free black and white graphics, junk journal printable, Victorian lady clip art, woman seated on bench illustrationHere is a black and white clip art version of the illustration of the lady from the advertisement. vintage magazine advertisement, free black and white graphics, junk journal printable, Victorian lady clip art, woman seated on bench illustrationThe ad is from the March 1895 issue of The Delineator magazine.

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This vintage postcard features two adorable Easter chicks with an old fashioned telephone. The message on the card is: To Wish you a Happy Easter. vintage easter postcard, easter chicks clip art, old fashioned easter card, free printable easter graphics, baby chickens illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Tulips ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on March 29, 2015

Here are vintage clip art illustrations of three varieties of tulips. The first illustration shows a single Tulipa Gesneriana; the second illustration includes the Habit and detached flower of a Tulipa Gesneriana Dracontia and the third illustration shows the Habit and detached Flower of a Tulipa Gesneriana Grand Pied. tulip clipart, black and white graphics, botanical flower engraving, vintage floral illustration, botanical garden clip art, tulipa gesnerianatulip clipart, black and white graphics, botanical flower engraving, vintage floral illustration, botanical garden clip art, tulipa gesnerianatulip clipart, black and white graphics, botanical flower engraving, vintage floral illustration, botanical garden clip art, tulipa gesnerianaThe images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.

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Bird with Flowering Branch ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on March 28, 2015

This lovely vintage card features a beautifully colored bird carrying a branch in its beak. The branch is blossoming with blue and pink flowers. The bird is in flight over a body of water and another bird in the background is flying towards the water. vintage bird clip art, bird carrying branch, printable bird card, bird flying over water illustration, free vintage ephemera graphicsClick on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Ladies’ Hats ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on March 27, 2015

Here are four clip art illustrations of beautiful Victorian ladies’ hats. I’ve included the catalogue description for each hat.

#1. Ladies’ Chenille Hat, pretty trimming of velvet and aigrettes, all colors; price, $6.48 to $7.98. vintage hat clip art, black and white graphics, Victorian ladies hat, old fashioned hat illustration, Victorian millinery fashion#2. Ladies’ Felt Hat, folds of velvet on rolling brim and prettily trimmed with velvet, quills and fancy pin; price $5.48 to $7.48. vintage hat clip art, black and white graphics, Victorian ladies hat, old fashioned hat illustration, Victorian millinery fashion#3. Ladies’ Felt Turban, jaunty trimming of velvet, quills and ornament; price $4.48 to $6.48. vintage hat clip art, black and white graphics, Victorian ladies hat, old fashioned hat illustration, Victorian millinery fashion#4. Ladies’ two-toned Felt Hat, prettily trimmed with velvet, fancy bird and ornament; price, $5.75 to $7.48. vintage hat clip art, black and white graphics, Victorian ladies hat, old fashioned hat illustration, Victorian millinery fashionI scanned the illustrations from the 1897-8 H. O’neill & Co. catalogue.

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Red Roses Easter Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on March 26, 2015

This vintage Easter postcard features a lovely cluster of red roses in the upper left hand corner and in the lower right hand corner is the simple message: Easter Greetings. The following handwritten poem has been written in pencil on a diagonal across the front of the card:

Roses may wither
Flowers may die,
Friends may forsake you,
But never will I. vintage easter postcard, red roses clip art, shabby vintage ephemera, old fashioned easter card, beautiful floral postcard, junk journal printableFor additional creative options, here is a version of the postcard without the handwritten poem. vintage easter postcard, red roses clip art, shabby vintage ephemera, old fashioned easter card, beautiful floral postcard, junk journal printablePlus an additional version with all wording removed from the card. vintage easter postcard, red roses clip art, shabby vintage ephemera, old fashioned easter card, beautiful floral postcard, junk journal printableClick on images to enlarge.

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Avenue of Hemlocks and Spruces ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on March 25, 2015

This lovely vintage engraving features a Victorian lady walking down a path between two rows of tall trees. The image is artwork of Alfred Parsons, titled Avenue of Hemlocks and Spruces. Alfred Parsons, avenue of hemlocks and spruces, vintage engraving trees, black and white graphics, Victorian lady outdoors clip art The illustration is from the April 1883 issue of Harper’s New Monthly Magazine.

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of an adorable morning glory flower child. The page also includes the following short poem:

MORNING-GLORY thought she’d look
Through the window at the cook;
Didn’t know ‘t was impolite
To give a body such a fright. morning glory flower child, Elizabeth Gordon, old book page, vintage flower children poem, vintage storybook printableHere is a cleaner version of the pretty morning glory flower child. morning glory flower child, Elizabeth Gordon, old book page, vintage flower children poem, vintage storybook printableThe page is from Flower Children, The Little Cousins of The Field and Garden by Elizabeth Gordon. The book was published in 1910.

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Honey Bees ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on March 23, 2015

Here is a wonderful vintage clip art illustration of honey bees. The illustration includes a worker bee, a queen bee and a drone. honey bees clip art, black and white graphics, printable bee illustration, worker queen drone bee engraving, free vintage imageThe image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.

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Artistic Bunny ~ Free Vintage Easter Postcard

by Julie J on March 22, 2015

This cute vintage Stecher Easter postcard features an artistic bunny painting an egg. The bunny is doing a great job and appears to be putting the finishing touches on his artwork. The egg has been beautifully painted with a blue base, clusters of pink flowers and two yellow birds. A small bouquet of white lilies is lying on the floor at the base of the stool the decorated egg is resting on. The message on the card is: Easter Joys. easter stecher postcard, easter bunny artist, fantasy easter clip art, vintage easter card, rabbit painting eggClick on image to enlarge.

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