Christmas

Trial of Patience ~ Free Vintage Storybook Image

by Julie J on January 2, 2015

This vintage storybook illustration, titled A Trial of Patience, features a young girl helping her mother to wind a skein of wool. The mom is seated on a chair winding the wool into a ball. A small dog is curled up and resting at her feet. The image is from a storybook titled The Sunbeams and […]

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1 January Vintage New Year Postcard ~ Free Image

by Julie J on January 1, 2015

Happy New Year everyone! This beautiful vintage New Year postcard includes an arrangement of a white floral heart and a blue floral heart on a background of pink flowers. A white card rests on the floral hearts and a white dove is perched on the top edge of the card. Written on the card is […]

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New Year’s Night ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 31, 2014

Here is a vintage poem titled New Year’s Night by Florence Folsom. The poem includes an illustration of a young mother holding her baby. The baby is lifting her hands toward the sky and there is an arc of stars above the mom and her child. The image is from the February 1889 issue of St. […]

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1910 New Year Postcard ~ Free Illustration

by Julie J on December 31, 2014

This beautiful vintage New Year postcard features an illustration of a four-leaf clover that is framed on the left and right by pink flowers. The date 1910 is designed in a gold color over the center of the four-leaf clover. The message on the card is: With best New Year Wishes. Click on image to […]

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Winsch New Year Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on December 29, 2014

This lovely vintage New Year postcard, by John Winsch, includes a country winter scene in a frame shaped like the outer edge of a wax seal. The background is designed to represent the back of an envelope. A sprig of holly and berries decorates the upper left side of the postcard. The message on the […]

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Here is a two-page article on the etiquette of New Year’s Calls. It was the Victorian era and the rules for social etiquette were much different than they are today. I first planned only to scan the decorative illustration from the first page but I thought some of you may enjoy reading (or working with) […]

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Singing Birds on Branches ~ Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on December 27, 2014

This vintage New Year postcard includes an adorable illustration of seven brown birds perched on holly branches. Several sprigs of holly and berries are growing on the branches. The message on the card is: These messengers are singing thanks, For your sweet gift to me They bring, besides, the best of luck. May glad your […]

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Bells and Holly ~ Free Christmas Illustration

by Julie J on December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas everyone! I wish for your day to be filled with joy and peace – lots of love, laughter and good food too! This beautiful vintage Christmas postcard features an illustration of three gold bells attached to a sprig of holly and berries. There are bits of snow on some of the holly leaves. […]

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Victorian Girl Stecher Postcard ~ Free Illustration

by Julie J on December 23, 2014

This adorable vintage Stecher Christmas postcard features an illustration of a shy Victorian girl in a green coat and matching hat. A bit of her red dress is showing below the hem of her coat and she has red ribbons in her hair. The girl is standing under a sign with red ribbon draped from […]

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Vintage Christmas Tree ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on December 22, 2014

Here is a fun clip art illustration of a vintage Christmas tree that is decorated with garland and lit candles. The image is from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Christmas Tree Story ~ Free Vintage Graphics Pine Cones and Needles ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Lady […]

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