To Baby ~ Free Vintage Storybook Image

by Julie J on May 7, 2015

This sweet Kate Greenaway storybook page features a young lady (perhaps the baby’s mom, older sister or nanny) seated on a red chair holding her standing baby on her knee. The accompanying poem on the page is: TO BABY OH, what shall my blue eyes go see? Shall it be pretty Quack-Quack to-day? Or the Peacock […]


Victorian Mother and Baby ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on May 6, 2015

Here is a lovely illustration of a Victorian mother holding her baby in her arms. The baby has his little arms wrapped around his mother’s neck and is giving her a kiss on the cheek. For additional creative options, here is a black and white clip art version. The image is from the Home Picture […]


Here is a lovely clip art illustration of a Victorian baby’s bassinet. It is referred to as a berceaunette in the book I scanned it from. The image is from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, circa 1888. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Mother and Baby Lullaby ~ Free Clip Art Infant’s Wardrobe ~ […]


New Year’s Night ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 31, 2014

Here is a vintage poem titled New Year’s Night by Florence Folsom. The poem includes an illustration of a young mother holding her baby. The baby is lifting her hands toward the sky and there is an arc of stars above the mom and her child. The image is from the February 1889 issue of St. […]


Infant’s Wardrobe ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 13, 2014

Here is a vintage advertisement for the most complete infant’s wardrobe, 21 separate garments made by the Modes Fashion and Pattern Company. The regular retail price for the entire infant’s wardrobe was 75 cents but with the coupon attached to the ad, the wardrobe was available for 40 cents. I scanned the original ad from […]


Baby Carriages ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 2, 2014

Here are vintage catalogue listings for two styles of baby carriages. Each of the carriages is covered by a ruffled parasol. The ads are from the 1908  Spiegel May Stern Co. Universal Home Furnishers Catalogue. Here are black and white clip art versions of the baby carriages from the ads. Click on images to enlarge. […]


This vintage book page includes two poems: Lullaby by Alfred Tennyson and Rock me to Sleep, Mother by Florence Percy. There is also an illustration of a Victorian mother cradling her baby in a rocking chair beside an open window. It is evening and through the open window we can see a large full moon […]


On the center of this front cover of the August 1886 issue of Babyland magazine is an illustration of three girls playing a game. Two of the girls are holding up a branch of leaves and the third girl is dancing under the branch. There is a circle of figures, sketched in red, framing the girls […]


This vintage engraving features a young mother holding her baby on her lap. It appears that the baby is ready for bed and they are saying goodnight prayers together. The image is titled Young Motherhood. It’s from Gaskell’s Compendium of Forms Educational Social Legal and Commercial, 1880. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free […]


This charming Kate Greenaway image features a mother walking with her baby girl. The mom is holding an open turquoise-colored umbrella above them with her right hand. She is cradling her baby in her left arm and the baby’s head is resting on mommy’s shoulder. The image is from Marigold Garden by Kate Greenaway, circa 1892. Click on image […]