Fisk Tires Winter Scene ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on October 31, 2014

Here is a vintage magazine advertisement for Fisk tires. The ad features an illustration of a winter scene, with four young boys admiring the tires on a car parked outside a Fisk Tires garage. A woman is seated in the car and a man (perhaps her husband) is outside the vehicle, standing beside the mechanic, on the other side of the car. The ad includes the Fisk tire logo of a sleepy boy holding a tire with his right arm and a lit candle in his left hand. The ad is from the September 6, 1917 issue of Hardware Age magazine. antique car graphics, free black and white clip art, old magazine ad, vintage transportation clip art, fisk tires winter sceneHere are black and white clip art versions of the illustrations from the ad. antique car graphics, free black and white clip art, old magazine ad, vintage transportation clip art, fisk tires winter sceneantique car graphics, free black and white clip art, old magazine ad, vintage transportation clip art, fisk tires winter sceneClick on images to enlarge.

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Flying Witch in Basket ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween! Here is a vintage storybook illustration of a witch flying in a basket. She is brushing at a spider’s web in the sky with her straw broom. The image is from Tom Tucker and Little Bo Peep, by Thomas Hood, illustrated by Alice Wheaton Adams, published in 1891.Halloween witch illustration, storybook witch, vintage Halloween clip art, free printable witch, witch flying in basketClick on image to enlarge.

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Runkel’s Chocolate ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 30, 2014

“Milk is Food Chocolate is Food. Separately or together they both contain great nutriment.” states this vintage magazine advertisement for Runkel’s chocolate. The ad also claims that, “In all the food world there is not another instance of a confection so delicious, so universally popular, so satisfying, and so nutritious as chocolate, especially if it is Runkel’s Creme de Milk Chocolate.” Runkel’s chocolate, antique magazine advertising, black and white graphics free, vintage kitchen clip art, vintage chocolate graphicsHere are black and white clip art versions of the chocolate bar and the tin of cocoa from the ad. Runkel’s chocolate, antique magazine advertising, black and white graphics free, vintage kitchen clip art, vintage chocolate graphicsRunkel’s chocolate, antique magazine advertising, black and white graphics free, vintage kitchen clip art, vintage chocolate graphicsMy original scan is from the September 1914 issue of The Ladies’ World magazine.

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Poinsettia Christmas Flower ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 30, 2014

Here is a vintage illustration of a poinsettia, a beautiful red flower, with green leaves, that is often referred to as the Christmas flower and one that is used in many Christmas displays. Christmas flower illustration, poinsettia clip art, vintage floral clipart, red flower graphics, printable Christmas imageHere is a second version of the poinsettia image. I’ve  removed the dark yellow circle and original book page in the background and placed the flower on a white background. Christmas flower illustration, poinsettia clip art, vintage floral clipart, red flower graphics, printable Christmas imageThe image is from a book of poetry titled Gems from Whittier, circa 1900.
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Here is an illustration of a Victorian lady holding up the side of her skirt as she comes down a set of stairs. She is wearing a Ladies’ Afternoon Toilette, which consists of a Ladies’ Basque Waist and Circular Skirt. The crown of her felt hat is encircled with velvet and trimmed with jet and wing-shaped ends of plaid velvet. The illustration is from the January 1896 issue of The Delineator magazine. Victorian lady clip art, ladies afternoon toilette, black and white illustration, vintage woman clipart, Victorian fashion image, antique clothing graphicsHere is a black and white clip art version of the image. Victorian lady clip art, ladies afternoon toilette, black and white illustration, vintage woman clipart, Victorian fashion image, antique clothing graphicsClick on images to enlarge.

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Winter Scene Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 29, 2014

This beautifully aged and shabby Victorian calling card includes a winter scene framed by a dove, an extended hand, branches and roses. There are icicles hanging from the upper branches. The background of the card has a lovely embossed design and scalloped corners. Victorian calling card, vintage ephemera, free vintage card, old fashioned visiting card, printable card hand flower, winter scene cardClick on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Chandeliers ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 28, 2014

These elegant chandeliers were executed in brass-work by Messrs Hardman of Birmingham. The chandelier on the bottom is a little spooky looking and may be useful for your Halloween projects. The illustrations are from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Victorian chandelier illustration, black and white graphics, Hardman brass chandelier, vintage lighting, spooky Halloween clip art, antique light fixtureVictorian chandelier illustration, black and white graphics, Hardman brass chandelier, vintage lighting, spooky Halloween clip art, antique light fixtureClick on images to enlarge.

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Single Entry Bookkeeping ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on October 28, 2014

Here are six full-sized, shabby and aged, printable accounting book pages from Gaskell’s Compendium of Forms Educational Social Legal and Commercial by Prof. G. A. Gaskell, 1880. The pages feature samples from a single-entry bookkeeping section in the book. Whether printed out or used digitally, these vintage accounting papers make great backgrounds for tags, cards, art journal pages, scrapbook designs, etc. They would also look wonderful printed and framed for an office wall.old aged book page, vintage accounting graphics, single entry bookkeeping, vintage ledger printable, antique cash book pageold aged book page, vintage accounting graphics, single entry bookkeeping, vintage ledger printable, antique cash book pageold aged book page, vintage accounting graphics, single entry bookkeeping, vintage ledger printable, antique cash book pageold aged book page, vintage accounting graphics, single entry bookkeeping, vintage ledger printable, antique cash book pageold aged book page, vintage accounting graphics, single entry bookkeeping, vintage ledger printable, antique cash book pageold aged book page, vintage accounting graphics, single entry bookkeeping, vintage ledger printable, antique cash book pageClick on images to enlarge.

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Berry or Preserve Dish ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 27, 2014

Here is a vintage catalogue advertisement for an antique berry or preserve dish. This beautiful dish was crystal glass with quadruple plate embossed cover and rim around base. It was 4 inches high and cost $1.98. berry preserve dish, vintage catalog ad, black and white graphics free, vintage kitchen clip art, antique crystal glass dish clipartHere is a black and white clip art version of the dish. berry preserve dish, vintage catalog ad, black and white graphics free, vintage kitchen clip art, antique crystal glass dish clipartThe illustration is from the Koch & Co. Spring and Summer 1898 Fashion Catalogue.

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1914 Teen Fashion ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 27, 2014

Here is a vintage image of a young teenage girl modelling a fashionable outfit that includes a lovely pink cape. Although the cape is this peachy-pink color in the original magazine article, the caption below the image in the magazine is, “Little Red Riding Hood might have loaned her cloak as model for pattern No. 8356” (which is the pattern number of the cape). The pattern was available in girls’ sizes 8 to 14. 1914 fashion for girls, antique teen clothing sketch, vintage fashion illustration, girl wearing pink capeClick on image to enlarge.

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