Botanical

Flowering Almond ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 17, 2014

Here is a vintage image of gorgeous pink blossoms and pretty green leaves. They grow on a densely branched shrub or small tree commonly known as a flowering almond. The scientific name of the shrub or tree is Prunus Triloba. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George […]

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Mistletoe and Berries ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 12, 2014

This lovely spray of mistletoe and white berries is from a book of poetry titled Gems From Holmes. The book was published in 1904. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Sprig of Holly and Berries ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Image Free Vintage Image ~ Holly and Berries White Lily ~ Free Vintage Image

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Here is a vintage botanical illustration of a plant with yellow flowers and green heart-shaped leaves. The name of the plant is Yellow Wood-Sorrel; the scientific name is Oxalis Stricta. The image is from Wild Flowers of America, published July 17, 1894. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Images ~ Wild Flowers […]

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Here is a vintage engraving of the fruit and leaves of Quercus Suber, or the Cork Oak tree. The beautiful botanical image 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 clipart version of the acorn and leaves. Click on images to enlarge. […]

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Pine Cones ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on July 26, 2014

Here are two illustrations of pine cones that grow on a Scots pine tree. The first is a single pine cone; the second shows two pine cones on a branchlet. Fig. 186 Cone of Pinus Sylvestris Fig. 187 is a Branchlet and Cones of Pinus Sylvestris. The images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A […]

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Here is a lovely flowering branch of Prunus Sinensis Flore-Pleno. Prunus is the ancient Latin name for plum. The illustration is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Chinese Cherry Flowering Branch Early Flowering […]

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Here is a beautiful flowering strawberry plant, showing numerous short stamens. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Early Flowering Chrysanthemum ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Free Vintage Image ~ Chinese Cherry […]

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Aster Flower ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Image

by Julie J on March 20, 2014

This beautiful flower is an Aster. The botanical name if this particular aster is Aster Turbinellus. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Rhododendron Flower Illustration Free Vintage Image […]

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This beautiful vintage illustration of holly and berries is from a book of poetry titled Gems from Bryant, 1904. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Holly and Berries Vintage Christmas Holly Berries Scroll Frame ~ Free Clip Art Free Vintage Holly and Berries Stetcher Christmas Postcard Image

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Free Vintage Image ~ Chinese Cherry Flowering Branch

by Julie J on September 18, 2013

This stunning vintage image of a “flowering branch of double white Chinese Cherry (Cerasus Serrulata)”. is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Rhododendron Flower Illustration Free Vintage Image ~ Mushrooms […]

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