Julie J

This vintage catalogue page features two old-fashioned couches. The style illustrated at the top of the page is a Quarter-Sawed Oak Couch; the style illustrated at the bottom of the page is a Fabricord Leather Couch. The page is from the Universal Home Furnishers catalogue published by the Spiegel May Stern Co. in 1908. Here are black and white versions of the […]

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Here is a beautiful old map of North America. Countries included on this map are: Canada, Greenland, United States, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Cuba and Haiti. This is a C. S. Hammond map that was printed in one of a two-volume set of dictionaries in my collection that was published in 1906. Click on image to […]

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This vintage catalogue listing features five adorable teddy bears ranging in price from 45 cents for a basic 12” teddy bear to $1.53 for a 17” plush teddy bear. The ad is from the 1916 Sears Roebuck and Co. winter catalogue. Here is a black and white clip art version of the illustration of teddy bears from the ad. […]

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Here is a grungy old cover of an antique book in my collection. The glue in the spine of the book has become dry and brittle and the cover has separated from the contents of the book. The book is Hooker’s Illustrated Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D. It was published in 1864. Click on […]

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Here is a page of summer clothing styles for Victorian boys for the year 1900. Very manly is this small laddie. He is stylishly clad in a Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers which bulge in true golfer fashion at the knees. A simple, easily constructed and absolutely comfortable outfit for a small boy is that shown below. […]

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Vintage Fish Invoice – Free Digital Image

by Julie J on July 24, 2014

This unique vintage invoice includes some great typography on the left, with a bunch of wheat in the background. On the right is an image of a lake and mountain scene with a fish in the foreground. The date in the upper right corner is 189___ but the invoice has not been used. Click on image […]

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Here is a beautiful vintage engraving of a fruiting branchlet of raspberries. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Japanese Rose Flowering Branch ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Flowering Plum Branch ~ Free Vintage Engraving Free […]

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This lovely vintage postcard features an illustration of white, pink and red roses and rosebuds in a light colored silvery-blue vase. One red rosebud is lying on the table behind the vase. The message on the postcard is: Best Wishes. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Pink and Red Roses in Vase Sincere Greetings Postcard ~ […]

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Vintage Tea and Coffee Pots ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on July 23, 2014

This vintage catalogue listing features an elegant Imperial Tea Pot and Coffee Pot. Prices for each ranged from 75 cents for the one pint size to $1.60 for 6 pints. I scanned this image from The Wanamaker Stores 1903-4 Holiday Catalogue. Here is a black and white clip art version of the tea pot and coffee pot […]

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MY LITTLE GIRLIE. LITTLE girlie tell to me What your wistful blue eyes see? Why you like to stand so high, Looking at the far-off sky. Does a tiny Fairy flit In the pretty blue of it? Or is it that you hope so soon To see the rising yellow Moon? Or is it – […]

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