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Choo-Choose Me ~ Free Valentine Clip Art

by Julie J on January 31, 2015

This cute vintage valentine features a young boy, dressed as an engineer, driving a toy train that has been decorated for Valentine’s Day. The message on the card is: Choo-Choose Me ~ I’m Steamed Up Over You! The illustration is from a valentine book that was published in the 1940s; it was not copyrighted. Click on […]

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Cat’s Cradle ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 30, 2015

Here is an adorable vintage clip art illustration of a young Victorian girl teaching her cat Tabby, and the kittens, how to play Cat’s Cradle. One kitten is fast asleep but the mother cat and the kittens that are awake appear to be amused by the lesson. The engraving is from the October 1885 issue of St. […]

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Floral Endpaper ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on January 30, 2015

Here is a beautifully aged floral endpaper. The paper has green flowers and leaves on a light background that has yellowed with age. There is foxing around the edges of the page. I scanned the page from Little Folks Natural History that was published by McLoughlin Bros. in 1902. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: […]

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Hydrangea Gardening Pages ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on January 29, 2015

I posted a black and white vintage clip art illustration of a beautiful Hydrangea a few days ago. In response to my post, I received a request to share the information about hydrangeas from the book. That information is covered on these two pages. In addition to the hydrangea, there is gardening information on a few […]

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Valentine Clown ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 29, 2015

This cute vintage valentine features a happy clown with his head torn through a paper heart. He is holding onto the sides of the heart with his hands. The message on the card is: Don’t Break My Heart! Be My Valentine. The illustration is from a valentine book that was published in the 1940s; it was […]

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Crab-Apple Blossoms ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 28, 2015

Here is a vintage advertisement for Crab-Apple Blossoms, a perfume that was manufactured by the Crown Perfumery Co. The ad includes an illustration of a beautiful perfume bottle with a crown shaped lid. The ad is from a back page of advertising in Mrs. Beeton’s Household Management, circa 1888. Here is a black and white […]

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Wild Wallflower ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on January 28, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a Wild Wallflower. The scientific name for this lovely flower is Cheiranthus cheiri. The illustration is from a recent addition to my collection, a book titled Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Yellow Horned Poppy ~ Free Vintage […]

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Antique Teapot ~ Free Clip Art Illustration

by Julie J on January 27, 2015

Here is a clip art illustration of a beautifully ornate antique teapot. The image is from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, circa 1888. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Soup Tureen, Ladle and Plates ~ Free Clip Art Vintage Tea and Coffee Pots ~ Free Clip Art Five Piece Tea Set ~ Free Antique […]

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Girl and Boy Skating ~ Free Victorian Valentine

by Julie J on January 27, 2015

This adorable Victorian valentine greeting card features a girl and boy, arm in arm, skating on a frozen pond. A snowy-covered house, lawn and trees are in the background. The illustration of the children is framed by a heart, flowers and other pretty designs. Inside the card is a cute illustration of a boy and girl playing together […]

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Hydrangea Hortensis ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 26, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage clip art illustration of a Hydrangea Hortensis in full bloom. The engraving is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Aquilegia Glandulosa Flower ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Early Flowering Chrysanthemum ~ Free Vintage […]

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