Here is a beautiful illustration of a Victorian lady modelling an elegant Ladies’ Circular Wrap. The image is from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage Christmas postcard includes a Victorian mother and her four children gathered around a decorated Christmas tree. They are framed within a wreath of holly and berries. The message on the card is: May the sunshine of affection Light to day! Click on image to enlarge.
These two aged pages are from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. The first page includes a lovely Christmas frame around typewritten details for three contests The Designer was running at the end of the year 1900. The second page outlines the rules that applied to all three contests. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a vintage clip art illustration of a ribbon that has been tied into a pretty bow. The image is from the June 1908 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage Christmas postcard features a deer standing in a snowy field at the edge of a forest. A pretty swirl, poinsettia and sprig of holly and berries decorate the left side of the card. The greeting on the postcard is: With all good Christmas Wishes. Click on image to enlarge.
This adorable vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two little girls dressing their dolls. The illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage Christmas card features two Victorian children gathering twigs in the snow. The girl is wearing a red winter coat outlined with white fur and matching red hat. The boy is dressed in a blue suit and matching blue cap. The message on the card is: Wishing you a happy Christmas. The card is from an antique scrapbook in my collection that is filled with Victorian cards and scraps from the late 1800s and very early 1900s. Click on image to enlarge.