Food and Drink

Here is a vintage French seed label that features a wonderful illustration of a bunch of red and white radishes. The description on the label is: Radis National. This type of vintage seed label would have been pasted on a seed packet or jar of seeds for retail sale. Click on image to enlarge. Related […]

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Here are four vintage cookbook pages that include several recipes for cake filling and frosting. Some of the recipes on the pages are: Peach Filling, Cream Filling for Cream Puffs, Tutti-Frutti Filling, Confectioner’s Icing, Marshmallow Icing, Maple Icing, Chocolate Fudge Frosting, Pineapple Frosting, Caramel Icing and Mocha Frosting. The final page includes an article titled […]

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Elegant Tea Pots ~ Free Victorian Clip Art

by Julie J on March 8, 2015

Here are two clip art illustrations of elegant Victorian teapots. The first teapot was crafted by M. Cappellmans at Brussels. The second teapot was crafted by Messrs. Cork and Edge, of Burslem, Staffordshire. The engravings are from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on images to enlarge. […]

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Three Varieties of Onions ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on February 21, 2015

Here are black and white clip art illustrations of three varieties of onions. The first illustration features three Deep Blood-Red Onions. The second illustration features a bunch of Early White Naples Onions and the third illustration features a single James’s Keeping Onion. The images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of […]

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Cookies ~ Free Vintage Cookbook Pages

by Julie J on February 9, 2015

Featured on these two vintage cookbook page are recipes for Ryzon cookies, including: Sugar Cookies, Spice Cookies, Fancy Cookies for Tea, Fig Cookies, Peanut Cookies, Chocolate Delights and Walnut Macaroons. The first page also includes an illustration of heart-shaped cookies on a serving platter. Ryzon was a brand of baking powder. The pages are from the Ryzon Baking […]

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Antique Teapot ~ Free Clip Art Illustration

by Julie J on January 27, 2015

Here is a clip art illustration of a beautifully ornate antique teapot. The image is from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, circa 1888. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Soup Tureen, Ladle and Plates ~ Free Clip Art Free Vintage Image ~ Tea Set Clip Art Large Coffee and Tea Set ~ Free Vintage […]

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Trebons Onions ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 25, 2015

Here is a black and white clip art illustration of three onions bunched together. The image 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: Three Varieties of Onions ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Two Varieties of Onions ~ Free […]

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Vintage Salad Dressing ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on January 5, 2015

Here is a vintage magazine advertisement for Slade’s Salad Cream. The ad is from the August – September 1908 issue of Cooking School Magazine. Here is a black and white clip art version of the bottle of salad dressing from the ad. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Vintage Herbs Advertisement ~ Free Clip […]

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Ladies’ Vintage Aprons ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on January 3, 2015

Here are two variations of a ladies’ vintage apron. The first style has a bib and a pocket; the second style is the same as the first but does not have the bib or the pocket. The images are from the June 1904 issue of The Delineator magazine (this is a new issue to my collection of Delineator […]

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Basket of Fruit ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on December 30, 2014

Here is a vintage engraving of a basket of fruit. The fruits included in the basket are: oranges, pears, grapes and strawberries and they are laid upon leaves. The basket is cut in a honeycomb and the handle corrugated. The illustration is from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume 3, circa 1869. Click on image to enlarge. Related […]

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