Children

Cat’s Cradle ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 30, 2015

Here is an adorable vintage clip art illustration of a young Victorian girl teaching her cat Tabby, and the kittens, how to play Cat’s Cradle. One kitten is fast asleep but the mother cat and the kittens that are awake appear to be amused by the lesson. The engraving is from the October 1885 issue of St. […]

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Horsfords Acid Phosphate ~ Free Trade Card Image

by Julie J on January 23, 2015

This Victorian trading card features an illustration of a young girl with her arms folded and resting on a pedestal. She is wearing a ruffled shawl and ruffled bonnet with a large pink bow. The advertising on the card is for Horsford’s Acid Phosphate – a preparation for mental & physical exhaustion, dyspepsia, &c. Here […]

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1908 Children’s Fashion ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 16, 2015

Here is a group of four children modelling some of the latest clothing styles for children in 1908. The oldest child is holding a book and the younger three are each holding a handmade card or handwritten notes. The illustration is from the February 1908 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: […]

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Girls Playing in the Snow ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on January 9, 2015

Here is a fun vintage image of five girls playing outdoors in the snow. One of the older girls is pulling a younger girl on a sled. The girls in the background are making snowballs. The illustration is from the February 1908 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Girls Fashion […]

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New Year’s Night ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 31, 2014

Here is a vintage poem titled New Year’s Night by Florence Folsom. The poem includes an illustration of a young mother holding her baby. The baby is lifting her hands toward the sky and there is an arc of stars above the mom and her child. The image is from the February 1889 issue of St. […]

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Concert to the Dolls ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 20, 2014

“Then the children gave a concert to the dolls, who were to be the company, while Bertha and Mary sang to them; Fido joining in the concert by howls, which, if they were not very musical, were at least expressive. They sang “Bo-peep” in parts, Bertha being the first voice, Mary the second, and Fido […]

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Victorian Children Gathering Twigs ~ Free Image

by Julie J on December 13, 2014

This vintage Christmas card features two Victorian children gathering twigs in the snow. The girl is wearing a red winter coat outlined with white fur and matching red hat. The boy is dressed in a blue suit and matching blue cap. The message on the card is: Wishing you a happy Christmas. The card is from […]

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Little Drummer Boy ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on December 8, 2014

This vintage advertising card features an illustration of an adorable Victorian boy in a red and blue uniform. I think he is a little drummer boy. For additional creative options, here is a version of the boy on a white background. And the shabby aged back of the card that advertises “Up-to-Date” Blueing. Click on […]

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Feeding Winter Birds ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 6, 2014

This vintage clip art illustration features two young Victorian girls feeding the winter birds. The illustration is from the March 1920 issue of Little Folks magazine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Birds and Birdhouse ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Bird on Branch with Leaves and Berries ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Victorian Girl […]

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Victorian Boy and Dog ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 5, 2014

Here is a wonderful silhouette of a Victorian boy in his nightgown and cap, walking with a lit candle in his hand. His dog is walking in front of the boy. The image is a stencil from the Priscilla Fancy Work Catalogue, 1910. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Corticelli Silk Kittens ~ Free […]

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