Paddle Frigate Ship ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 27, 2014

Here is a vintage engraving of a beautiful sailing ship out on calm water. This type of ship is a “Paddle Frigate”. The illustration is from the April 1872 issue of Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. vintage ship clip art, black and white graphics free, sea clipart engraving, paddle frigate, old fashioned sailing shipClick on image to enlarge.

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Ornamental Typography ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on August 27, 2014

Here is a beautiful sample of ornamental typography. The page is titled Specimen of Ornamental Lettering Showing Use of Old English Text. I scanned the original from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill. The book was published in 1886. ornamental typography, vintage penmanship sample, old book page, fancy lettering illustration, old English text, ornamental penmanship exampleThe wording on this beautiful specimen of ornamental typography is:

Fireman’s Herald,
PRIZE.
WHEREAS
THE PUBLISHERS OF THE
Fireman’s Herald,
OF
New York City
UPON THE 19TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1882
OFFERED
a prize of an engrossed pen and ink premium for the best set of
Company By Laws, Blanks and Roll.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT
THE Passair Steam Fire
OF PATERSON, N. J. Engine Co. No. 1.
HAS BEEN AWARDED THE
SAID PRIZE.

In Testimony Whereof we the undersigned Judges have hereunto
affixed our signatures on this the twelfth day of October A.D., 1882.
(The signatures of the committee of award are here omitted for want of room.)

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Victorian Girls Fashion ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 27, 2014

Here is a sweet image of two Victorian girls sharing a hug. They are modelling two of the latest girls’ clothing styles for the winter of 1891. The outfit of the girl on the left is referred to as a Child’s House Toilette and the outfit of the girl on the right is referred to as a Little Girls’ Dress. The image is from the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine. Victorian girl clip art, black and white clipart, vintage fashion illustration, vintage children printable, Edwardian girls fashionHere is a black and white clip art version of the illustration. Victorian girl clip art, black and white clipart, vintage fashion illustration, vintage children printable, Edwardian girls fashionClick on images to enlarge.

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Brahmas Hen and Rooster ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 26, 2014

Here is a wonderful vintage clip art image of a hen and rooster. They are Light Brahmas. The illustration is from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. Light Brahmas, black and white clip art, farm animal image, vintage chicken clipart, vintage rooster illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Turnip French Seed Label ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 26, 2014

This vintage French seed label features a wonderful illustration of a two golden yellow turnips. The description on the label is Navet Jaune Boule D’or. This type of vintage seed label would have been pasted on a seed packet or jar of seeds for retail sale.French seed label, old fashioned seed package, turnip seed pack, vintage garden clip art, vintage turnip illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Antique Pitcher ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 26, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a beautiful antique pitcher mantel ornament. The pitcher had gold plated mounting, was 19 ½” high and sold for $3.98 in 1897-98. The illustration is from the H. O’Neill & Co. 1897-8 Fall & Winter Fashion Catalogue. antique pitcher clip art, black and white clip art, Victorian mantel ornament, vintage vase clip art, elegant jug illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Little Buttercup ~ Free Storybook Image

by Julie J on August 25, 2014

Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an adorable illustration of a yellow flower child named Buttercup. The page also includes a poem about the thirsty little Buttercup who catches dew and drinks it up. The page is from Flower Children, The Little Cousins of The Field and Garden by Elizabeth Gordon. The book was published in 1910. old book page, elizabeth gordon, vintage flower children poem, buttercup flower child, vintage storybook illustration, Here is a cleaner version of the adorable little Buttercup child. old book page, elizabeth gordon, vintage flower children poem, buttercup flower child, vintage storybook illustration, Click on images to enlarge.

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Roman Numeral Clock ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 25, 2014

Here is a vintage catalog listing for an educational dial. The dial is a child’s clock that was 12″ in diameter, printed on thick cardboard, and was provided with movable steel hands. The numbers on the clock are Roman Numerals. The price of the clock was 25 cents in 1913. The ad is from the Northern School Supply Company Catalog, published in 1913. vintage school clip art, roman numeral clock graphics, old catalog ad, black and white graphics, teaching clock for child illustrationHere is a black and white clip art version of the clock from the ad. vintage school clip art, roman numeral clock graphics, old catalog ad, black and white graphics, teaching clock for child illustrationAnd another version of the clock without the hands. vintage school clip art, roman numeral clock graphics, old catalog ad, black and white graphics, teaching clock for child illustrationClick on images to enlarge.

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This colorful vintage postcard features two beautiful pink roses in a glass vase and another pink rose lying on the table beside the vase. The message on the postcard is: Birthday Greetings. old fashioned birthday card, Victorian postcard graphics, vintage birthday postcard, vintage flower illustration, pink rose clip artFor additional creative options, here is a version of the postcard without the birthday message. old fashioned birthday card, Victorian postcard graphics, vintage birthday postcard, vintage flower illustration, pink rose clip artClick on image to enlarge.

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Standard Alphabets ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on August 24, 2014

Here is a vintage page of four Standard Alphabets. The alphabets included on the page are: Antique Pointed Extended, Sign Language, Doric and Pointed Condensed. The page is from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886. old book page, vintage printable alphabet, standard alphabet, sign language, Victorian alpha digital, vintage school graphicClick on image to enlarge.

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