Flowers

Poinsettia Christmas Flower ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 30, 2014

Here is a vintage illustration of a poinsettia, a beautiful red flower, with green leaves, that is often referred to as the Christmas flower and one that is used in many Christmas displays. Here is a second version of the poinsettia image. I’ve  removed the dark yellow circle and original book page in the background […]

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Winter Scene Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 29, 2014

This beautifully aged and shabby Victorian calling card includes a winter scene framed by a dove, an extended hand, branches and roses. There are icicles hanging from the upper branches. The background of the card has a lovely embossed design and scalloped corners. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage […]

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Abutilon Insigne Flower ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 25, 2014

Here is a beautiful vintage flower clip art image. The name of the flower is Abutilon Insigne; it is commonly known as Indian mallow or velvetleaf. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Camellia Flower ~ Free […]

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Basket of Flowers ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 22, 2014

This lovely Victorian card features three white flowers spilling from a basket that has tipped onto its side. The greeting on the card is: With Affection and Regard. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Victorian Calling Card Free Vintage Image ~ Daisies and Poppies Free Vintage Image ~ Chinese Cherry […]

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Victorian Roses Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 12, 2014

This beautiful Victorian calling card includes an illustration of two red roses and a rosebud, loosely enclosed and wrapped at the base with a white paper or cloth, and a small note pinned to the left of the roses. The message on the notepaper is: The sender thinks always of thee. The name of the […]

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Rose and Bird Card ~ Free Victorian Graphic

by Julie J on October 9, 2014

This lovely Victorian card features a pretty pink rose and a circle of branches framing a sweet bird. In the circular shape, behind the bird, is a bright blue sky over a country winter scene. The background of the card is a soft yellow color. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image […]

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Here is a beautiful vintage flower clip art image. The name of the flower is Camellia oleifera; it is commonly known as the Oil-seed Camellia or Tea Oil Camellia. The illustration is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: […]

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Familiar Flowering Plants ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 30, 2014

This vintage page, titled Familiar Flowering Plants, includes beautiful illustrations and corresponding names of 24 different types of flowers. Numbers 1 to 12 form a list of “Flowers of the Year”, with the month to which each is appropriate. Those twelve flowers are: 1. January – English Snowdrop 2. February – English Primrose 3. March […]

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Decorated Garland of Roses ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 16, 2014

Here is a lovely vintage clip art illustration of an oval garland of roses decorated with Pandean reeds and a shepherd’s pipe and crook. The image is from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume II, circa 1869. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Floral Embroidery Pattern Free Vintage Images ~ Talking Machine Clip […]

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Primula Rosea ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 13, 2014

This beautiful vintage floral illustration features a plant with red and white flowers. The name of the plant is Primula Rosea – Primula Pubescens Alba. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: […]

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