Fireman Fisherman ~ Free Dictionary Pages

by Julie J on February 27, 2015

These aged pages, from a vintage dictionary in my collection that was published in 1922, include the words: fire, firecracker, fire-engine, firefly, fireman, fireside, firework, first-fruits, fish, fisherman, fishery and fishing. old paper graphic, printable dictionary, shabby book page, vintage dictionary page, fireman dictionary word, fisherman definitionold paper graphic, printable dictionary, shabby book page, vintage dictionary page, fireman dictionary word, fisherman definitionClick on images to enlarge.

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Pink Peony Lady ~ Free Storybook Illustration

by Julie J on February 26, 2015

Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a charming pink peony lady. The page also includes the following short poem:

PEONY’S a charming lady,
She doesn’t like a spot too shady;
Likes to live out in the light,
Dressed in red or pink or white.Peony flower child, Elizabeth Gordon, old book page, vintage flower children poem, vintage storybook printableHere is a cleaner version of the charming Peony lady. Peony 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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Soldier Statues ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on February 25, 2015

Here are two antique clip art illustrations of soldier statues. The corresponding description for the images in the book I scanned them from is: “The noble old romance, the “Nicbelungen Lied,” has furnished Fernkorn with subjects for characteristic statues, executed in bronze at the foundry of the Prince of Salms, at Vienna.” armor figure, soldier statue illustration, roman soldier clip art, black and white graphics, antique military engravingarmor figure, soldier statue illustration, roman soldier clip art, black and white graphics, antique military engravingThe illustrations are from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851

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Easter Bunny Train ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on February 24, 2015

This vintage Easter postcard features two bunnies on a train. One bunny is riding in the engine and the other is in the caboose, behind a boxcar filled with colorful Easter eggs. There is a cluster of pussy willows in the foreground on the lower left side of the card and on the lower right is the message: Easter Greetings. vintage easter postcard, easter train clip art, old fashioned easter card, bunny driving train, easter eggs in boxcarClick on image to enlarge.

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Carriages and Sleighs ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on February 23, 2015

This old book page is filled with a variety of illustrations of antique carriages and sleighs. The page is titled, “Late Styles of Fashionable Carriages and Sleighs”. You can find a similar page of antique transportation (carriages and vehicles) on my blog here. antique car clip art, old book page, carriages and sleighs, old fashioned vehicle illustration, vintage car printableI scanned the page from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886.

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Broom Flower ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on February 22, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a Broom flower with yellow flowers growing on a green stem. The scientific name for this lovely flower is Cytisus scoparius. broom flower, cytisus scoparius, yellow flower printable, vintage flower clip art, floral botanical illustrationThe illustration is from a book titled Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909.

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Three Varieties of Onions ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on February 21, 2015

Here are black and white clip art illustrations of three varieties of onions. The first illustration features three Deep Blood-Red Onions. The second illustration features a bunch of Early White Naples Onions and the third illustration features a single James’s Keeping Onion. black and white clipart, onion illustration, printable vegetable graphics, vintage garden clip art, red onion, white naples onion, james keeping onionblack and white clipart, onion illustration, printable vegetable graphics, vintage garden clip art, red onion, white naples onion, james keeping onionblack and white clipart, onion illustration, printable vegetable graphics, vintage garden clip art, red onion, white naples onion, james keeping onionThe 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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Shamrocks and Roses ~ Free Vintage Postcard Image

by Julie J on February 20, 2015

This beautifulSt. Patrick’s Day vintage postcard includes a trim of shamrocks and a cluster of two beautiful red roses and a rosebud framing a sketch of a farmer working in the field. The message on the card is a poem, as follows:

Shamrocks and roses
And best love
to you;
A happy St. Patrick’s Day
And other days
too. St Patrick’s Day postcard, shamrocks and roses clip art, vintage postcard printable, free vintage ephemera, floral digital postcard  lick on image to enlarge.

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Ladies’ Tea Gown ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on February 19, 2015

Here is a vintage clip art illustration of a Victorian lady modelling an elegant Ladies’ Tea Gown. She is carefully carrying a small cup of tea on a saucer. Victorian fashion illustration, vintage ladies fashion clip art, ladies tea gown 1896, antique dress image, black and white clip art, printable Victorian graphicsHere is a black and white clip art version. Victorian fashion illustration, vintage ladies fashion clip art, ladies tea gown 1896, antique dress image, black and white clip art, printable Victorian graphicsThe image is from the February 1896 issue of The Delineator magazine.

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Girl in Pink ~ Free Vintage Postcard Graphics

by Julie J on February 18, 2015

This vintage postcard features a head and shoulders illustration of a beautiful Victorian girl with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is wearing a pretty pink coat with brown trim and a hat to match. The girl is framed by a lovely cluster of pink flowers and green leaves. Included on the right side of the front of the postcard is a French handwritten message. Victorian girl postcard, pink and green feminine card, girl in pink clip art, French handwriting graphics, free vintage ephemera stamp, French 10 mailing stampThe back of the postcard includes handwriting, grungy details and interesting stamps that I thought you may like as well. Victorian girl postcard, pink and green feminine card, girl in pink clip art, French handwriting graphics, free vintage ephemera stamp, French 10 mailing stampClick on images to enlarge.

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