Storybook

Happy Days by Kate Greenaway ~ Free Image

by Julie J on April 23, 2015

Here are two pages from the vintage storybook Marigold Garden by Kate Greenaway, circa 1892. The pages include a poem titled Happy Days and an illustration of two young ladies (perhaps older sisters) who have stopped to visit as they cross paths on their walk. The older girls are each holding a baby and have more children […]

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a pretty Ragged Robin flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: RAGGED ROBIN on a lark Stole inside of Central Park; There they treated her so well, She soon looked like a city Belle.Here is a cleaner version of the […]

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Small Country Cottage ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on April 11, 2015

This vintage illustration features a small country cottage that is surrounded by grasses, a purple and yellow bush and a pink flowering tree. A white fence is in the foreground and a colorful bird is in flight above the scene. The image is from Roses and Lilies from Longfellow, a book of poetry that was published […]

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a sweet wild rose flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: WILD ROSE runs round everywhere, Likes to breathe the nice fresh air; Even her high-bred connection Cannot match her pink complexion. Here is a cleaner version of the wild […]

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This vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two adorable little girls sitting in a wheelbarrow in the garden. One of the girls is holding her doll and the other has a cat tucked in behind her. The illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Girls […]

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of an adorable morning glory flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: MORNING-GLORY thought she’d look Through the window at the cook; Didn’t know ‘t was impolite To give a body such a fright. Here is a cleaner version of the pretty […]

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a pretty geranium flower child. The page also includes the following short poem: GERANIUM wears a scarlet gown, With trimmings shading into brown, Her cousin is a dainty sprite, She dresses modestly in white. Here is a cleaner version of the pretty geranium […]

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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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