Flowers

Tulips ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on March 29, 2015

Here are vintage clip art illustrations of three varieties of tulips. The first illustration shows a single Tulipa Gesneriana; the second illustration includes the Habit and detached flower of a Tulipa Gesneriana Dracontia and the third illustration shows the Habit and detached Flower of a Tulipa Gesneriana Grand Pied. The images are from the Illustrated […]

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Red Roses Easter Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on March 26, 2015

This vintage Easter postcard features a lovely cluster of red roses in the upper left hand corner and in the lower right hand corner is the simple message: Easter Greetings. The following handwritten poem has been written in pencil on a diagonal across the front of the card: Roses may wither Flowers may die, Friends […]

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of an adorable morning glory flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: MORNING-GLORY thought she’d look Through the window at the cook; Didn’t know ‘t was impolite To give a body such a fright. Here is a cleaner version of the pretty […]

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Here is a vintage illustration of a Columbine plant with a lovely purple flower. The scientific name for the Columbine is Aquilegia vulgaris. The illustration is from Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Yellow Horned Poppy ~ Free Vintage Illustration Pink Rest Harrow ~ Free Vintage […]

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a pretty geranium flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: GERANIUM wears a scarlet gown, With trimmings shading into brown, Her cousin is a dainty sprite, She dresses modestly in white. Here is a cleaner version of the pretty geranium […]

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Pink Peony Lady ~ Free Storybook Illustration

by Julie J on February 26, 2015

Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a charming pink peony lady. The page also includes the following short poem: PEONY’S a charming lady, She doesn’t like a spot too shady; Likes to live out in the light, Dressed in red or pink or white.Here is a cleaner version of […]

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Broom Flower ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on February 22, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a Broom flower with yellow flowers growing on a green stem. The scientific name for this lovely flower is Cytisus scoparius. The illustration is from a book titled Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Yellow Horned Poppy ~ […]

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Moutan Peony ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on February 15, 2015

Here are two vintage clip art illustrations of the Moutan Peony. Fig. 3 represents a single-flowered, and Figure 4 a double-flowered, variety of this beautiful species. The illustrations are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Boy […]

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Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day! This lovely Victorian calling card features an illustration of a hand holding a cluster of yellow and red roses. Included in the illustration is a small card with the message: Truly thine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image Victorian Roses Calling Card ~ Free […]

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Odontoglossum Crispum ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on February 8, 2015

Here is a vintage clip art illustration of an Odontoglossum Crispum in full bloom. It is considered by experts to be one of the most beautiful of all orchids. The engraving is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Aquilegia […]

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