Botanical

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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Group of Bellflowers ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 11, 2014

This beautiful group of flowers includes four varieties of Campanulas, commonly known as bellflowers. They species included are: C. lactiflora, C. rotundifolia Hostii, C. carpathica turbinata and C. carpathica alba. 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 […]

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Cedrus Deodara Tree ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 8, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a spruce tree. The scientific name for the tree is Cedrus Deodara. I think it would make a beautiful Christmas tree. The illustration is from Beeton’s New Dictionary of Every-Day Gardening, circa 1899.  Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Pine Tree ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Palm […]

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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 Cedrus Deodara […]

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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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