Evening Bird Scene ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 27, 2014

This pretty Victorian card includes two colorful birds perched on a crescent moon shape. It’s evening and one bird is sleeping. A full moon in the distant background lights the scene. A tree with fall colored leaves grows beside a cabin at the water’s edge and there appears to be heavy frost or snow on the ground […]

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Swans Swimming on Pond ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 23, 2014

This lovely vintage image features three swans swimming on a pond. There is a creek flowing, along a cluster of trees, into the pond. More trees, a mountain and a bird in flight are in the distant background. The illustration is from a book of poetry titled Gems from Whittier, circa 1900. Click on image to […]


Love Birds ~ Free Vintage Storybook Illustration

by Julie J on September 19, 2014

This vintage storybook illustration, titled Love Birds, features a young girl named Evie, and young boy named Jack, standing beside the cage of two turquoise-colored love birds. Jack is offering a piece of chickweed to one of the birds and the Evie is feeding the other bird a lump of sugar. The image is from […]


Birds and Birdhouse ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 11, 2014

This wonderful vintage clip art image includes two birds on a wooden birdhouse. One of the birds is perched at the top of the foundation board the birdhouse is attached to. The second bird is perched at the entrance to the birdhouse and looks ready to go inside. The illustration is from the March 1920 issue of […]


Birdhouses ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 7, 2014

Here is a collection of eight different types of birdhouses. Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are for birds nesting in solitary pairs; 7 and 8 for birds which nest in colonies. The image is from the March – April, 1918 issue of Bird-Lore magazine. Here is my original scan. Click on images […]


This beautiful vintage postcard includes an image of pink and purple flowers in a tall glass vase. There are two birds flying close together, their beaks almost touching, in the foreground and more purple flowers to the left of the birds. The message on the card is: Birthday Greetings. For additional creative options, here is a version […]


Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on July 21, 2014

This lovely Victorian calling card includes an illustration of flowers and leaves framing a bird that is perched beside a stamped envelope. The message on the envelope is: Accept my unchanging love.Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Image Free Vintage Image ~ Victorian Calling Card Free Vintage Image ~ Victorian […]


This lovely vintage postcard features several doves and a birdhouse that is covered in purple flowers. One bird is inside the birdhouse looking out and several others are either perched on parts of the outside of the birdhouse or flying towards it. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Purple Flowers and Doves ~ Free Vintage Postcard […]

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If I would have been the one to write the book these beautiful images of wings are from, I would have called these: Angel Wing No. 1 and Angel Wing No. 2. However, the author determines these to be: The Wing of a Duck (No. 1) and The Wing of a Wild Goose (No. 2). The […]


This page, from a children’s vintage school book, includes a story about a little brown bird that has a nest in a tree. The bird can see the cat but the cat cannot see the bird because the bird’s nest is hidden by leaves in the tree. The page is from Our Little Book for Little Folks, […]