Children

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: Free Vintage Image ~ Silhouette […]

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Playing Dollies ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 29, 2014

“The dolls had been having their afternoon nap, but they were awake now, and Bertha said she heard them crying; so the little girls left off playing “Hide and Seek,” and went back to the nursery. Here Mary taught her doll to walk, leading her by the hand, and pretending they were out in the […]

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Santa Brings Toys ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 23, 2014

Here are two aged and shabby pages from a vintage school reader. The featured words on the pages are: sled, hear, think, noise, Santa Claus, Good-by, down, up, slide and hill. The lessons include Santa bringing toys for the children and a young boy going to school with his new sled that he received as a […]

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Victorian Boy on Fence ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 17, 2014

This vintage advertising card features an image of an adorable Victorian boy sitting on a rugged fence. He is holding a sprig of holly and berries. Although bits of snow cover the fence rail, the bench the boy’s feet are resting on and the trees in the background, it must not be a cold day […]

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Bertha and Mary Shopping ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 15, 2014

“Bertha said that she would keep shop, and Mary should come and buy of her. So she put her little scales upon a chair, and a basket of vegetables and apples by her side, and made a very good shopkeeper. Little Mary put on nurse’s bonnet, which was nearly as big as herself, and came […]

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Hanging Christmas Stockings ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 6, 2014

This scene from a Victorian storybook features three children, dressed in white pajamas, gathered around a fireplace to hang up their long black Christmas stockings on the edge of the mantle. A fire is flickering away in the fireplace and the room looks warms and cozy. The illustration is from A Summer at Grandma’s, published […]

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