THE TEA PARTY. IN the pleasant green Garden We sat down to tea; “Do you take sugar?” and “Do you take milk?” She’d got a new gown on – A smart one of silk. We all were as happy As happy could be, On that bright Summer’s day When she asked us to tea.This vintage […]


TO THE SUN DOOR. THEY saw it rise in the morning, They saw it set at night, And they longed to go and see it. Ah! if they only might. The little soft white clouds heard them, And stepped from out of the blue; And each laid a little child softly Upon its bosom of […]


Victorian Girls Dresses ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on March 13, 2014

Here is a sketch of five Victorian girls’ dresses and three pattern pieces. The images are from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume II, circa 1869. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Baby Bassinet ~ Free Clip Art Vintage Horse Covert Hack ~ Free Clip Art Rooster Hen Dorkings ~ Free Vintage Clip Art


IN AN APPLE TREE. IN September, when the apples are red, To Belinda I said, “Would you like to go away To Heaven, or stay Here in this orchard full of trees All your life?” And she said, “If you please I’ll stay here – where I know, And the flowers grow.”This vintage storybook image […]


This Victorian advertising card includes an adorable image of a young girl cuddling three kittens. A small black dog, watching from the sidelines, appears to be a little jealous.The advertising on the back of the card is for Scott’s Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil with the Hypophosphites of Lime and Soda.Click on images to enlarge. […]


Free Vintage Poem and Clip Art Image ~ The Fire

by Julie J on December 17, 2013

The Fire is a poem written by Laura E. Richards. The accompanying illustration by Albertine Randall Wheelan features a cozy scene of a girl and boy, seated on cushions, in front of a fire in the fireplace. The scan is from the December 1898 issue of St. Nicholas magazine. Here is a black and white clip […]


Victorian Boy and Girl Christmas Postcard Graphic

by Julie J on December 13, 2013

This adorable old postcard features a Victorian boy and girl walking together on a snow-covered path. They are dressed in formal clothes, perhaps on their way to church or a Christmas party. The message on the card is: Christmas Greetings. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Children Christmas Postcard ~ Free Graphic Vintage […]


Here is an aged and shabby front cover of a children’s Christmas book titled Holiday Fun from McLoughlin Bros.’ Little Chatterwell Series. The image is of a girl and a boy standing on a fence. The girl is blowing a horn and the boy is blowing a trumpet. The book was published in 1900. Click on […]


This vintage Stecher Christmas postcard features an image of an adorable girl in a red dress, seated at a table, applying blush. There is a decorated Christmas tree in the background to her right. A greeting on a curtain to the left of the girl is: I think Christmas is just lovely. Don’t you? Another […]


This vintage Christmas postcard includes a girl in a pretty white dress and blue sash admiring bouquet of yellow roses. The roses are in a red vase and there is a branch of holly and berries on the left side of the card. The greeting on the postcard is: Merry Xmas. Click on image to […]