Trade Cards

Little Drummer Boy ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on December 8, 2014

This vintage advertising card features an illustration of an adorable Victorian boy in a red and blue uniform. I think he is a little drummer boy. For additional creative options, here is a version of the boy on a white background. And the shabby aged back of the card that advertises “Up-to-Date” Blueing. Click on […]

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Country Church Scene~ Free Christmas Graphic

by Julie J on November 28, 2014

This Victorian trading card features a beautiful illustration of a country church winter scene. The church is situated on a small hill at the edge of a river. The card was printed to advertise a company named Bates & Roesch and includes the message: A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year  For additional creative options, […]

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Victorian Boy on Fence ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 17, 2014

This vintage advertising card features an image of an adorable Victorian boy sitting on a rugged fence. He is holding a sprig of holly and berries. Although bits of snow cover the fence rail, the bench the boy’s feet are resting on and the trees in the background, it must not be a cold day […]

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Hood’s Latest ~ Free Victorian Trade Card Image

by Julie J on October 17, 2014

This Victorian trading card features the face of a pretty young lady peeking through a torn newspaper. The heading of the newspaper is Hood’s Latest and the year was 1884. The advertising on the card is for Hood’s Sarsaparilla – a preparation of sarsaparilla, dandelion, mandrake, yellow dock and other remedial agents, to purify the […]

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Ariosa Coffee Victorian Card ~ Free Graphics

by Julie J on October 15, 2014

Here is a Victorian advertising card for Arbuckle’s Ariosa coffee. The front of the card includes an illustration of four birds. Three of the birds are nestled in deep grass and one bird is about to fly off (or is perhaps returning to the others in the grass). From the information included on the back of this […]

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This vintage advertising card features a young girl in a white dress holding an old fashioned chalkboard on which is written: Willimantic The Best THREAD for Sewing Machines. Here is the aged and shabby back of the card. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Country Church Scene ~ Free Vintage Image Free Vintage Image ~ […]

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Victorian Tea Plant Trading Card ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on August 29, 2014

Here is a Victorian trading card that features a lovely illustration of a tea plant with white flowers and green leaves. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: FREE Digital Image ~ Victorian Trade Card Free Vintage Image ~ Ayer’s Sarsaparilla Victorian Trading Card Hood’s Latest ~ Free Victorian Trade Card Image

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The front of this oval shaped Victorian advertising card for Sohmer pianos features a head and shoulders illustration of a beautiful Victorian lady dressed in blue. Her hair is adorned with pink flowers and a yellow headband with green jewels. She is also wearing a necklace with green jewels. A frame of flowers surrounds the image […]

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The front of this Victorian advertising card for Lautz Soaps features a boy about to ride his bicycle. The handlebars of the bike sit almost as high as the boy is tall. The writing on the bottom of the front of the card is: Use Lautz Bros. & Co’s Soaps, Best in the Market. I love […]

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The front of this Victorian advertising card includes a pretty cluster of flowers against a light colored brick background. The back of the card is an advertisement for The Fair, where you could find great bargains in holiday goods, ladies’ and gent’s furnishing goods and notions of all kinds. Tinware, glassware, crockery, bird cages, paintings and […]

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