Botanical

Here is a beautiful vintage clip art illustration of a potted plant. The name of the plant is Calathea Veitchii. 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: Palm Tree ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Vintage Circus […]

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Fruiting Apple Branch ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 30, 2014

This wonderful vintage illustration of a fruiting branch of apple includes three ripe apples and several leaves on a tree branch. The 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 clip art version. Click on images to enlarge. Related […]

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Palm Tree ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 7, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a palm tree. The scientific name for this tropical tree is Ptychosperma Cunninghamiana. 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: Calathea Veitchii ~ Free Vintage Botanical Clip Art […]

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Victorian Tea Plant Trading Card ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on August 29, 2014

Here is a Victorian trading card that features a lovely illustration of a tea plant with white flowers and green leaves. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: FREE Digital Image ~ Victorian Trade Card Free Vintage Image ~ Ayer’s Sarsaparilla Victorian Trading Card Hood’s Latest ~ Free Victorian Trade Card Image

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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 Winsch Postcard ~ New Year Wishes Free Vintage Image ~ Chinese […]

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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 Aster Flower […]

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