Julie J

Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a lovely Hollyhock flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: STATELY Lady Hollyhock, In a lovely colored frock, Taught her children every day Precisely what to do and say. Here is a cleaner version of the hollyhock flower child. The […]


Apple Blossom ~ Free Botanical Clip Art

by Julie J on May 26, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage botanical clip art illustration of a flowering branch of apple blossoms. The image 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: Tulips ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Group of Bellflowers ~ Free Vintage […]


The front of this Victorian printable advertising card features a lovely illustration of a lady out in a garden or meadow with her daughter and their cute brown dog. The mother is wearing a beautiful blue dress and a white hat and the daughter has on a pretty white dress with a large pink sash. She […]


Here is a nice selection of Victorian men’s collars and cuffs. Each of the collars shown here was available for a cost of 12 cents for one or $1.40 for a dozen. A pair of each set of the cuffs was available for 22 cents or $2.50 for a dozen. The images are from the Koch […]


This beautiful Victorian fashion plate includes illustrations of four hats, a blouse, two collars and detailing of a cuff at the end of a sleeve. The page is from an issue of Le Moniteur de la Mode that was published in the mid-1800s. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Le Moniteur de la Mode Fashion Plate […]

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Here are black and white clip art illustrations of two varieties of onions. The first illustration features a single Naples Giant Rocca Onion and the second illustration features two Queen Onions. The images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on images to enlarge. […]


Playing Grocer ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on May 21, 2015

This fun vintage postcard features a young Victorian boy, dressed in red, behind an old fashioned store counter. He is weighing scoops of sugar and there is a stack of canned goods on the counter beside him. The title on the lower left of the postcard is: Playing Grocer. The postcard was printed by Raphael […]


This vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, titled Idle features a young girl slouched in a big chair. There is an open book at her feet and a kitten playing with a ball of yarn on the floor beside her chair but the girl looks uninterested and bored. This illustration accurately depicts the feelings of boredom […]


I’ll Be Back

by Julie J on May 14, 2015

I will be back with more vintage images to share with you but it may be a few days. Something in the tower of my computer “died” and I don’t have access to Photoshop on any other platform to be able to work on the graphics. My nephew is a computer technician and is going […]


Here is a Victorian Ladies’ Costume.  The illustration shows the outfit being worn as a graduation dress. The Victorian lady in the image is also wearing a hat and carrying a rolled up diploma in her left hand. Here is a black and white clip art version. My original scan is from the April 1894 […]