Children

Here is a page of summer clothing styles for Victorian boys for the year 1900. Very manly is this small laddie. He is stylishly clad in a Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers which bulge in true golfer fashion at the knees. A simple, easily constructed and absolutely comfortable outfit for a small boy is that shown below. […]

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MY LITTLE GIRLIE. LITTLE girlie tell to me What your wistful blue eyes see? Why you like to stand so high, Looking at the far-off sky. Does a tiny Fairy flit In the pretty blue of it? Or is it that you hope so soon To see the rising yellow Moon? Or is it – […]

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Here is a clip art image of a handsome young fairytale prince. He is dressed in fine Victorian royal attire complete with velvet cape and feather plume hat. The prince is holding his hat in one hand, has a sword attached to his belt and is coming down a step. This image is from a […]

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This vintage magazine advertisement for Rock Island-Frisco Lines claims you can travel to Switzerland in a night. Well, not really, “but you can leave Chicago or St. Louis today and be in the Colorado Rockies tomorrow long before dinner. You can take the Rock Island to the Rockies, the only line with direct service to […]

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The front of this Victorian advertising card for Lautz Soaps features a boy about to ride his bicycle. The handlebars of the bike sit almost as high as the boy is tall. The writing on the bottom of the front of the card is: Use Lautz Bros. & Co’s Soaps, Best in the Market. I love […]

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Here is an adorable Victorian storybook image of a mother walking with her two children. The little girl is clutching her mom’s skirt with one hand and playing with the apron of her pinafore with the other. The mother is carrying the baby. There are flowers growing on a trellis in the background. This picture is […]

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FROM MARKET OH who’ll give us Posies, And Garlands of Roses, To twine round our heads so gay? For here we come singing, And here we come bringing You many good wishes to-day. From market – from market -from market – We all come up from market. This vintage storybook image and poem, From Market (spelling and grammar […]

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These adorable little Victorian girls are wearing the latest Styles for Little Folks for the winter of 1891. The little girl on the left is modelling a Child’s Outdoor Toilette which consists of a Little Girls’ Coat and Cap and the little one on the right is modelling a Little Girls’ Outdoor Toilette which also consists of a […]

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Here is a Victorian girl and a Victorian boy at the beach. The children are dressed in outfits “particularly well adapted for seashore wear” for the summer of 1900. The images are from the July 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Beach Scene Card ~ Free Vintage Image […]

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This Victorian card features a fun scene at the beach. In the foreground, a boy and girl are building a large sand castle with the help of wooden paddle shovels. In the distance, other children are playing and a man and woman are standing together on the shore. There are no bathing suits to be […]

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