Botanical

Hedera Helix Ivy ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on April 8, 2015

Here are vintage clip art illustrations of five varieties of Hedera Helix (Common Ivy) plants. The book I scanned the illustrations from indicates, “Hedera is the old Latin name for the Ivy, used by Virgil and Pliny.” Fig. 182. Hedera Helix Algeriensis Variegata Fig. 183. Hedera Helix Arborescens Aurea Maculata Fig. 184. Hedera Helix Conglomerata […]

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Daffodil ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on April 7, 2015

Here is a lovely vintage botanical illustration of a daffodil. The image is from Familiar Wild Flowers by F. Edward Hulme, circa 1890. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Flowering Almond ~ Free Vintage Image Hydrangea Gardening Pages ~ Free Vintage Graphics Tulips ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

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Tulips ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on March 29, 2015

Here are vintage clip art illustrations of three varieties of tulips. The first illustration shows a single Tulipa Gesneriana; the second illustration includes the Habit and detached flower of a Tulipa Gesneriana Dracontia and the third illustration shows the Habit and detached Flower of a Tulipa Gesneriana Grand Pied. The images are from the Illustrated […]

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Here is a vintage illustration of a Columbine plant with a lovely purple flower. The scientific name for the Columbine is Aquilegia vulgaris. The illustration is from Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Yellow Horned Poppy ~ Free Vintage Illustration Pink Rest Harrow ~ Free Vintage […]

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Seven Varieties of Mushrooms ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on March 6, 2015

Here are seven wonderful vintage clip art illustrations of mushrooms. The names of the types of mushrooms included here are: Fig. 1. Common Mushrooms; Fig. 2. St. George’s Mushrooms; Fig. 3. Champignon Mushroom; Fig. 4. Hedgehog Mushroom; Fig. 5. Edible Boletus Mushrooms; Fig. 6. Spring Morel Mushroom; and Fig. 7. Parasol Mushroom. The illustrations are […]

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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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Dog Rose ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on January 24, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a light pink dog rose blossom and dark pink rosebud. The scientific name for this lovely flower is Rosa canina. 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 […]

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Pink Rest Harrow ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on January 18, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a Rest Harrow with pretty pink flowers. The scientific name for this lovely plant is Ononis spinosa. 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 […]

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Yellow Horned Poppy ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on January 16, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a yellow Horned Poppy. The scientific name for this lovely flower is Glaucium flavum. 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: Plants of Great Commercial Value […]

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Pine Tree ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 22, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a pine tree. The scientific name for the tree is Pinus Sylvestris Fastigiata. The illustration is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Here is a black and white clip art version. Click on image to enlarge. […]

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