Food and Drink

Cocoa Frappe ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on September 10, 2014

Here is an illustration of a delicious looking cup of cocoa frappe. This serving of frappe has been set on a glass saucer that has been placed on a white doily. The image is from a vintage recipe booklet titled Choice Recipes by Miss Parloa and Other Noted Teachers, 1908. The recipe from the cookbook is as follows: Mrs. Hill’s Cocoa Frappe Mix half […]

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Victorian Tea Time ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on September 3, 2014

Here is an interesting page, titled Social Observances, from a Victorian ladies’ magazine. The page includes an illustration of two women, seated at a small table, drinking tea. The main article on the page gives detailed information regarding wedding customs of the day. One detail states that invitations should be sent out two weeks in […]

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Strawberry Shortcake ~ Free Vintage Food Image

by Julie J on September 2, 2014

Here is a vintage cookbook page that includes recipes for Ryzon Strawberry Shortcake and Ryzon Currant Shortcakes. The page also includes a colorful and delicious looking illustration of a strawberry shortcake. In case you want to try baking either of these recipes and you’re wondering what Ryzon is, it was a brand of baking powder. […]

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Vintage Pumpkin ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on September 2, 2014

This vintage clipping provides some brief information about pumpkins and an illustration of a pumpkin placed on its side. Along with other details, the article states that young pumpkins can be used as a vegetable and when ripe they form a valuable esculent for soups and pumpkin pies. My original scan is from Beeton’s New Dictionary […]

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Child’s China Tea Set ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 31, 2014

Here is a vintage advertisement for a delightful child’s china tea set that is decorated with floral designs. The set consists of 6 cups, 6 saucers, 4 plates, cake plate, cream pitcher, teapot and sugar bowl. It was priced at 75 cents or $1.70 with a one-year subscription to the American Agriculturist magazine. The vintage […]

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Fresh Garden Vegetables ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 28, 2014

This beautiful vintage image features a colorful display of fresh garden vegetables. Included in the display are two ears of white corn, two ripe red tomatoes and three varieties of radishes. The image is from the Peter Henderson & Co. Everything for the Garden Manual, 1898. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Garden Peas Henderson […]

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Victorian Tea Pot ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 28, 2014

This lovely illustration of an elegantly designed Victorian tea pot is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Here is a black and white clip art version of the tea pot. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Tea and Coffee Set ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Large Coffee and […]

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Kate Greenaway Strawberries ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 13, 2014

Here is a pretty illustration of three strawberries with vines and leaves attached. The image is from the Victorian children’s storybook A Day in a Child’s Life by Kate Greenaway, circa 1881. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Victorian Girls by Kate Greenaway Kate Greenaway Sleeping Victorian Girl ~ Free Vintage Storybook […]

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French Olive Oil ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 12, 2014

Here is an aged and shabby vintage advertisement for Veuve Chaffard Pure Olive Oil that was bottled in France. The image is from the back cover of the August-September 1910 issue of Cooking School Magazine. Here is a cleaned up black and white clip art version of the bottle of olive oil from the ad. […]

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Here is a catalogue listing for a vintage enamelled-on-steel kettle. The cost for the 4 quart size kettle was $1.35; the 5 quart size cost $1.58. The ad is from the 1897-8 H. O’neill & Co. catalogue. Here is a black and white clipart version of the kettle. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Vintage Coffee Grinder ~ […]

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