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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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Vintage Herbs Advertisement ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 9, 2014

This vintage catalogue advertisement includes brief descriptions and prices for several types of herbs. This old ad includes the “herb” opium poppy at 5 cents for a 20 oz. packet, 40 cents for ¼ lb. and $1.25 for 1 lb. The ad includes an illustration of bottled sage, coriander, dill, fennel and lavender and tins […]

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Feder’s Pompadour Ad ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 14, 2014

Here is a vintage magazine advertisement for a Feder’s Pompadour skirt protector. The ad features an illustration of a Victorian woman wearing a long warm coat over a floor-length dress. A bit of ruffle is showing at the hem of her dress. Click on image to enlarge. This image is from a Victorian ladies’ fashion magazine (late […]

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Child’s China Tea Set ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 31, 2014

Here is a vintage advertisement for a delightful child’s china tea set that is decorated with floral designs. The set consists of 6 cups, 6 saucers, 4 plates, cake plate, cream pitcher, teapot and sugar bowl. It was priced at 75 cents or $1.70 with a one-year subscription to the American Agriculturist magazine. The vintage […]

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Roman Numeral Clock ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 25, 2014

Here is a vintage catalog listing for an educational dial. The dial is a child’s clock that was 12″ in diameter, printed on thick cardboard, and was provided with movable steel hands. The numbers on the clock are Roman Numerals. The price of the clock was 25 cents in 1913. The ad is from the Northern School Supply Company Catalog, […]

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Harness Horse ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 18, 2014

Here is a beautiful vintage engraving of a trotting harness horse. The image is from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume II, circa 1869. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Antique Ice Cream Maker ~ Free Catalogue Ad and Clip Art Bowker Fertilizer Magazine Advertisement and Potatoes ~ Free Vintage Clip Art French Olive Oil ~ […]

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Vintage Anchor Magazine Ad ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 14, 2014

Here is a vintage advertisement for Dwight Mfg. Co. Anchor Brand Sheets. The ad is from the February 1908 issue of The Delineator magazine. Here is a design combining the anchor with the circle from the ad. And a black and white clip art version of the anchor. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free […]

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French Olive Oil ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 12, 2014

Here is an aged and shabby vintage advertisement for Veuve Chaffard Pure Olive Oil that was bottled in France. The image is from the back cover of the August-September 1910 issue of Cooking School Magazine. Here is a cleaned up black and white clip art version of the bottle of olive oil from the ad. […]

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Vintage Battleship Trunk ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 3, 2014

Here is a vintage catalogue listing for a beautiful “Battleship” trunk. The advertisement claims the trunk was built like a battleship, because it was reinforced at every point where a trunk was generally weakest. The box was made of three-ply veneer lumber, covered with a heavy water resisting oil painted canvas. It was available in four […]

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