Children

The Little Cooks ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 12, 2014

This adorable vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two little girls preparing dinner with their toy dishes, small table and play stove. Here is an excerpt of the story from the book: “…the little girls began to cook their dinner. It was great fun, Mary thought; indeed, she liked it almost better than playing with […]

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Clapsaddle Christmas Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 9, 2014

This vintage Christmas postcard by Ellen Clapsaddle features two adorable children outdoors; they are dressed warm for the winter weather. The girl is carrying a bundle of mistletoe and the boy is carrying a wreath of holly and berries. A message at the top of the card is: A Merry Christmas and another message at […]

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The Knitting Lesson ~ Free Vintage Storybook Image

by Julie J on September 8, 2014

This vintage storybook illustration, titled The Knitting Lesson, features a mother teaching her young daughter know to knit. The mom, seated on a chair outdoors, is knitting with blue yarn as her little girl, standing by her side, intently watches her mother knitting. The image is from a storybook titled The Sunbeams and Me, by Helen Marion […]

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Going to See Grandmamma by Kate Greenaway

by Julie J on August 30, 2014

GOING TO SEE GRANDMAMMA. LITTLE Molly and Damon Are walking so far, For they’re going to see Their kind Grandmamma. And they very well know, When they get there she’ll take From out of her cupboard Some very nice cake. And into her garden They know they may run, And pick some red currants, And […]

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Victorian Girls Fashion ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 27, 2014

Here is a sweet image of two Victorian girls sharing a hug. They are modelling two of the latest girls’ clothing styles for the winter of 1891. The outfit of the girl on the left is referred to as a Child’s House Toilette and the outfit of the girl on the right is referred to […]

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On The Wall Top 2 ~ Free Kate Greenaway Image

by Julie J on August 19, 2014

ON THE WALL TOP. SO high – so high on the wall we run, The nearer the sky – why, the nearer the sun. If you give me one penny, I’ll give you two, For that’s the way good neighbours do. This vintage storybook image and poem, On The Wall Top (spelling and grammar as it is […]

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On The Wall Top 1 ~ Free Kate Greenaway Image

by Julie J on August 18, 2014

ON THE WALL TOP. DANCING and prancing to town we go, On the top of the wall of the town we go. Shall we talk to the stars, or talk to the moon, Or run along home to our dinner so soon? This vintage storybook image and poem, On The Wall Top (spelling and grammar as it […]

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This lovely vintage postcard image features a Victorian girl in a white dress and yellow straw hat. She is spilling a basket of beautiful flowers as she walks along a path of grass. Perhaps she is a flower girl at a wedding. The message on the bottom of the card is: To the One I […]

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This vintage postcard features a well-dressed Victorian boy carrying flowers. He has a basket of pretty pink flowers balanced on his left shoulder and is holding, in his right hand, a green watering pail that is filled with a few more of the pretty pink flowers. The message on the postcard is: Heartiest Congratulations. Here […]

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The Cow ~ Vintage Poem and Clip Art

by Julie J on August 13, 2014

Here is a sweet poem about a boy who loves his cow. The page is from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1916. Here is a black and white clip art version of the image from the page. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Winter-Time ~ Free Vintage Poem and Clip Art Free Vintage Image […]

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