Food and Drink

Page of Fruit and Nuts ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on March 20, 2014

This page contains vibrantly colored illustrations of: oranges, apples, a pear, grapes, peaches, cherries and an assortment of nuts. The page is from the antique school lesson book Our Little Book for Little Folks, 1896. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Fruit Song ~ Free Vintage School Lesson Now Available in my Etsy Shop ~ […]

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Tea and Coffee Set ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on March 17, 2014

The various pieces of this silver and gilt tea and coffee set were modelled from the pitcher plant and the tray on which they are placed from a leaf of the Victoria Regia. This beautiful engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge. […]

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Here is a vintage cookbook page that includes an illustration of maple syrup cake and recipes for Maple Syrup Cake, Cocoanut Cake and Lemon Nut Cake. The page is from Igleheart’s Cake Secrets, 1922.And a cleaner version of the maple syrup cake image. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Graphics ~ Christmas Cake […]

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Here is a second random collection of beautiful antique forks, knives and spoons for you to use individually or mix and match as you wish. I scanned these engravings from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Antique Cutlery Engravings ~ Free Clip […]

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Antique Cutlery Engravings ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on February 28, 2014

Here is a random collection of beautiful antique forks, knives and spoons for you to use individually or mix and match as you wish. I scanned these engravings from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. I’m working on a second set of random cutlery from the same book and […]

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This aged and shabby front cover of a recipe booklet titled Manual of Salads features a woman in a blue dress and white apron preparing tomatoes for a salad. The booklet was published in 1914 to promote the use of Yacht Club food products. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Yacht Club […]

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By request, here are some recipes from Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes by Miss Parloa and Janet McKenzie Hill, a recipe booklet that was published in 1911. Some of the recipes on these pages include: chocolate caramel walnuts, chocolate peanut clusters, chocolate oysterettes, fudge hearts or rounds, marshmallow fudge, chocolate divinity, fondant, chocolate peppermints, chocolate […]

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This page of old fashioned chocolate desserts includes: chocolate caramel walnuts, chocolate marshmallows, fudge hearts or rounds, chocolate peanut clusters, chocolate divinity, chocolate peppermints and chocolate oysterettes. The page is from Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes by Miss Parloa and Janet McKenzie Hill, a recipe booklet that was published in 1911. Click on image to enlarge. Related […]

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Here is a clip art image of a group of five beautifully engraved antique wine glasses. The image is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Antique Soup Tureen Engraving ~ Free Clip Art Ornamental Harp Design ~ Free Vintage Clip […]

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These four vintage pages include a wonderful variety of methods for folding serviettes. The pages are from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, 1907. Fleur de Lis Varieties The Fan The Palm, The Lily, and the Cactus The Slipper Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Now Available in my Etsy Shop ~ Mrs. Beeton’s Breakfast […]

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