Hanging Spider ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 1, 2014

This vintage illustration features a large spider hanging by its web from a branch. The image is from Hooker’s Illustrated Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D. The book was published in 1864. vintage spider clip art, black and white graphics, vintage halloween clipart, hanging spider illustration, creepy insect engravingHere is a black and white clip art version of the hanging spider. vintage spider clip art, black and white graphics, vintage halloween clipart, hanging spider illustration, creepy insect engravingClick on images to enlarge.

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Kindergarten Songs for October ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on October 1, 2014

This vintage page of sheet music was written for kindergarten students. Included on the page are several short songs for the young children to learn during the month of October. The songs are: Falling Leaves, Halloween and The Squirrel Loves a Pleasant Chase. This page of sheet music is from the book First Year Music by Hollis Dann, 1914.vintage sheet music, songs for October, kindergarten music, simple songs for children, old book pageClick on image to enlarge.

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Fruiting Apple Branch ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 30, 2014

This wonderful vintage illustration of a fruiting branch of apple includes three ripe apples and several leaves on a tree branch. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. fruiting branch of apple, vintage apple clip art, black and white graphics, apples and leaves, botanical fruit imageHere is a black and white clip art version. fruiting branch of apple, vintage apple clip art, black and white graphics, apples and leaves, botanical fruit imageClick on images to enlarge.

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Familiar Flowering Plants ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 30, 2014

This vintage page, titled Familiar Flowering Plants, includes beautiful illustrations and corresponding names of 24 different types of flowers. Numbers 1 to 12 form a list of “Flowers of the Year”, with the month to which each is appropriate. Those twelve flowers are:

1. January – English Snowdrop
2. February – English Primrose
3. March – English Violet
4. April – English Daisy
5. May – English Hawthorn
6. June – English Honeysuckle
7. July – White Water-lily
8. August – Red Garden Poppy
9. September – Morning-glory
10. October – Hop
11. November – Chrysanthemum
12. December – Holly familiar flowering plants, vintage flowers illustration, page of flowers, floral graphic printable, flowers of the yearThe remaining flowers included on the page are:

13. Larkspur (Delphinium Consolida),
14. Cypripedium acaule
15. Polygala (Polygala paucifolia)
16, Wild Rose
17. Cattleya Trianae
18. Cultivated Rose
19. Arethusa bulbosa
20. Orchid (Odontoglossum crispum)
21. Cardinal-flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
22. Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)
23. Carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus)
24. Fringed Gentian (Gentiana crinita).

The page is from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. Click on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Watch Backs ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 29, 2014

This vintage clipping includes illustrations of four lovely Victorian watch backs. With the top knobs (and base on two of the watch backs) removed, I think these would make beautiful design medallions. The image is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Victorian watch back, design medallion, ornamental design graphic, black and white clip art, vintage decorative round medallionHere is a black and white clip art version of the watch backs. Victorian watch back, design medallion, ornamental design graphic, black and white clip art, vintage decorative round medallionClick on images to enlarge.

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Vintage Hydrochloric Acid Label ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on September 29, 2014

Here is a vintage pharmaceutical label for Diluted Hydrochloric Acid that was printed for McAdams & Morford Wholesale Druggists in Lexington, KY. McAdams Morford, vintage poison label, Halloween clip art, vintage druggist pharmacy label, hydrochloric acid labelClick on image to enlarge

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Victorian Corsets ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 28, 2014

Here are two clip art images of Victorian corsets. Both styles have extra long waists and lacy bottoms.

This first corset was available in sizes 18 to 26 inches and cost $1.00 in white or drab or $1.25 in black. The same style with sateen strips was available in white, drab or black at a cost of $1.50. Victorian corset clip art, black and white graphics, steampunk corset image, Edwardian fashion illustration, vintage corsetThe second corset was awarded a gold medal at an exhibition in Paris in 1889. It was available in sizes 18 to 28 inches, in white or drab and cost 75 cents.Victorian corset clip art, black and white graphics, steampunk corset image, Edwardian fashion illustration, vintage corsetThe images are from the H. O’Neill & Co. 1897-8 Fall & Winter Fashion Catalogue.

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North and South Polar Regions ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 28, 2014

This antique C. S. Hammond map includes colorful illustrations of the North and South Polar Regions. I scanned this vintage image from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. North and South Polar regions, vintage map download, antique map, C. S. Hammond, north pole map, south pole mapClick on image to enlarge.

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Bat Skeleton ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 27, 2014

Here is a vintage image of a bat skeleton. I thought this might work well for your Halloween projects. The illustration is from Hooker’s Illustrated Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D. The book was published in 1864. vintage halloween clip art, bat clip art, black and white illustration, graphic design, bat skeletonHere is a black and white clip art version of the bat skeleton. vintage halloween clip art, bat clip art, black and white illustration, graphic design, bat skeletonClick on images to enlarge.

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Evening Bird Scene ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 27, 2014

This pretty Victorian card includes two colorful birds perched on a crescent moon shape. It’s evening and one bird is sleeping. A full moon in the distant background lights the scene. A tree with fall colored leaves grows beside a cabin at the water’s edge and there appears to be heavy frost or snow on the ground and on the wooden dock and rocks in the water. Victorian card, vintage bird clip art, winter evening scene, birds on moon illustration, old fashioned cardClick on image to enlarge.

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