Storybook

Pink Peony Lady ~ Free Storybook Illustration

by Julie J on February 26, 2015

Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a charming pink peony lady. The page also includes the following short poem: PEONY’S a charming lady, She doesn’t like a spot too shady; Likes to live out in the light, Dressed in red or pink or white.Here is a cleaner version of […]

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Angel’s Whispers ~ Free Storybook Illustration

by Julie J on February 16, 2015

This vintage storybook illustration, titled Angel’s Whispers, features a Victorian girl seated in a comfortable chair with an open book resting on her lap. The girl appears to be enjoying a moment of reflection. A beautiful angel, with large wings and hands clasped in prayer, is hovering over the girl. The image is from a […]

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Loving by Oscar Pletsch ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on February 12, 2015

This adorable vintage engraving titled Loving by Oscar Pletsch features two young sisters playing together. The younger sister is giving her older sister a sweet kiss on the cheek.The illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Girls Washing Doll Clothes ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Playing […]

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Young Love ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on February 4, 2015

Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of young love. A Victorian girl, in a pretty pink dress, is sitting on an old wooden fence blowing on a dandelion that has gone to seed. Her friend is leaning against the fence holding a bouquet of flowers in his hand. He is looking admiringly at the girl. […]

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Hanging Doll Clothes ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on January 19, 2015

This adorable vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two little girls hanging doll clothes, on a makeshift clothesline, to dry. The illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Girls Washing Doll Clothes ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Playing Dollies ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Dressing the […]

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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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Concert to the Dolls ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 20, 2014

“Then the children gave a concert to the dolls, who were to be the company, while Bertha and Mary sang to them; Fido joining in the concert by howls, which, if they were not very musical, were at least expressive. They sang “Bo-peep” in parts, Bertha being the first voice, Mary the second, and Fido […]

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Dressing the Dolls ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 13, 2014

This adorable vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two little girls dressing their dolls. The illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: The Little Cooks ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Girls Washing Doll Clothes ~ Free Vintage Clip Art Concert to the Dolls ~ Free Vintage […]

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Playing Dollies ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 29, 2014

“The dolls had been having their afternoon nap, but they were awake now, and Bertha said she heard them crying; so the little girls left off playing “Hide and Seek,” and went back to the nursery. Here Mary taught her doll to walk, leading her by the hand, and pretending they were out in the […]

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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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