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Vintage Bride ~ Free Magazine Clip Art

by Julie J on March 1, 2015

Here is a vintage magazine advertisement for a book titled Weddings and Wedding Anniversaries. The book was published by The Butterick Publishing Co. of New York and cost 15 cents. The ad includes a beautiful illustration of a bride. Here is a black and white clip art version of the image from the ad. The […]

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This vintage St. Patrick’s Day postcard by Ellen Clapsaddle includes a lovely harp and an open scroll with the message: Let Erin Remember. Vines of shamrocks are framing the scroll and harp. The illustration is all on a green and white background. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Shamrocks and Roses ~ Free Vintage […]

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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. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Ghost Ghoul Gift Giggle ~ Free Dictionary Graphic Castle Cat Catalogue ~ Free Dictionary Pages King, Kiss, […]

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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.Here is a cleaner version of […]

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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.” The illustrations are […]

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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 […]

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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. I scanned the page from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, […]

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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. The illustration is from a book titled Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Yellow Horned Poppy ~ […]

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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. The images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of […]

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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 […]

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