Christmas

Sealing Wax Candlesticks ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on November 25, 2014

Here are two vintage catalogue ads for sealing wax candlesticks. Both candlesticks were silver plated; one cost 25 cents and the other was $1.25. The images are from the H. O’Neill & Co. 1897-8 Fall & Winter Fashion Catalogue.Here are black and white clip art versions of the candlestick illustrations from the ads. Click on images […]

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Victorian Town Scene ~ Free Christmas Graphics

by Julie J on November 24, 2014

This lovely vintage greeting card features an illustration of a Victorian town at Christmas time. A one-word message on the front of the card below the illustration is: Greetings. In old-fashioned calligraphy, the message inside the card is: A Christmas that holds its happy share Of heart-content and laughter And a New Year where you […]

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Santa Brings Toys ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 23, 2014

Here are two aged and shabby pages from a vintage school reader. The featured words on the pages are: sled, hear, think, noise, Santa Claus, Good-by, down, up, slide and hill. The lessons include Santa bringing toys for the children and a young boy going to school with his new sled that he received as a […]

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Poinsettia Christmas Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on November 23, 2014

This vintage Christmas postcard includes a lovely illustration of a poinsettia and the message: A Joyous Christmas To you my friend Good Cheer I send, This Christmas-tide. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Poinsettia Christmas Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image Love Peace Gladness ~ Free Vintage Christmas Image Santa in Chimney ~ Free Vintage […]

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Love Peace Gladness ~ Free Vintage Christmas Image

by Julie J on November 21, 2014

This lovely vintage Christmas postcard features an old-fashioned holiday greeting framed by holly and berries. The title of the greeting is: Love, Peace, & Gladness. The first letter “M” in the body of the greeting is large and placed in an open book on a pedestal. The greeting on the postcard is: May blessings crown […]

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Christmas Frame ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 20, 2014

A sketch of holly and berries, mistletoe, and other designs outline a scroll-type banner in the center of this rectangular shaped vintage Christmas frame. The first version of the frame is a scan of the original title from an article in the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. I’ve removed the title for the second version, […]

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Christmas Feast ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on November 20, 2014

“Bounce, Buckram! Velvet’s dear! Christmas comes but once a year, When it comes it brings good cheer, BEEF, PLUM-PUDDING, MINCE-PIES, AND BEER!” This wonderful image of a Christmas feast illustrates the last sentence from the vintage storybook, Tom Tucker and Little Bo Peep, by Thomas Hood, illustrated by Alice Wheaton Adams, published in 1891. The illustration is repeated on […]

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Letter for Santa ~ Clapsaddle Postcard Image

by Julie J on November 19, 2014

This fun vintage postcard, by Ellen Clapsaddle, features a shy child, dressed in blue, passing a letter to Santa. Santa is carrying a bag full of toys. The message on the card is: Best Wishes for a happy Christmas. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Phone Call with Santa ~ Clapsaddle Postcard Image Merry […]

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Three Angels ~ Free Vintage Christmas Graphic

by Julie J on November 18, 2014

This lovely vintage Tuck’s Christmas postcard includes an illustration of a tree branch decorated with candles and fruit and three adorable angels framed within a circular shape. The greeting on the card is: Wishing you a happy Christmas. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Car Filled with Mistletoe ~ Free Graphic Holly and Berries […]

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Poinsettia Stencil ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 16, 2014

Here is a beautiful black and white clip art illustration of a poinsettia flower and one leaf. The image is a stencil from the Priscilla Fancy Work Catalogue, 1910. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Victorian Christmas Clipart Fan Aquilegia Glandulosa Flower ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Poinsettia Christmas Flower ~ Free Vintage […]

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