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Here are two beautiful Victorian calling cards. The first one features an illustration of two white birds sitting on a green basket that is filled with blue forget-me-nots and pink roses. A hand is reaching toward the basket and there is a note with the message: Sweet remembrance! tucked between the birds. The second calling […]

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Shabby Victorian Calling Cards ~ Free Graphics

by Julie J on April 25, 2015

Here are two beautifully aged and shabby Victorian calling cards. Each card includes a floral design on the left and a name written in a fancy calligraphy font. The name on the first card is Regina Hofer. Here is a version of the card without the name. The name on the second card is Clemens […]

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Gardening Business Postcards ~ Free Graphics

by Julie J on March 9, 2015

Here are the front and back sides of three shabby vintage gardening business postcards. The first postcard is dated April 1, 1882, and was sent by Johnson & Stokes, a company that sold garden, grass field and flower seeds, agricultural implements &c. The second postcard is dated March 29, 1878, and was sent by Dreer’s […]

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Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day! This lovely Victorian calling card features an illustration of a hand holding a cluster of yellow and red roses. Included in the illustration is a small card with the message: Truly thine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image Victorian Roses Calling Card ~ Free […]

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Vintage Library Cards ~ Free Graphics

by Julie J on February 13, 2015

Here are two aged and shabby vintage library cards. They are from the book Birdcraft, by Mabel Osgood Wright, 1897, a recent addition to my collection. When the book arrived and I saw these old library cards intact, I was excited to share them with you! Library Card Front:Library Card Back:A separate Date Due card:Click on images […]

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Victorian Calling Card Roses ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on January 13, 2015

This lovely Victorian calling card includes an illustration of a hand holding two red roses and a white dove resting on the stem of the flowers. The illustration is framed in small blue flowers and the card is finished with a scalloped edge. The message on the card is: Believe my love is sincere. Click […]

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Shabby Victorian Calling Cards ~ Free Graphics

by Julie J on December 28, 2014

Here are two beautifully aged and shabby Victorian calling cards. Both cards include a floral design and a name written in a fancy calligraphy font. The name on the first card is Harrison O. Kibler. Here is a version of the first card without the name. The name on the second card is John Kenenback. […]

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Victorian Christmas Calling Card ~ Free Image

by Julie J on December 21, 2014

This aged and shabby Victorian Christmas calling card includes an illustration of holly and berries tucked under a corner fold. The fold is finished with a small cluster of flowers and the decoration frames a white space that was designed for a person’s name. The name on this card is Lilly Hawk. I’ve removed the […]

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Christmas Order Form ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on November 22, 2014

Here are two pages from The Wanamaker Stores 1903-4 Holiday Catalogue. The first page includes a space for the customer to fill in the post office address they would receive a reply with respect to their order, the address to which goods were to be sent and a message from John Wanamaker regarding the enlarged spring 1904 […]

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Vintage Skirt Pattern Envelope ~ Free Graphics

by Julie J on November 5, 2014

Here is a shabby and yellowed vintage envelope for a misses’ or small women’s two-piece skirt pattern. The front of the envelope includes a description of the pattern, the amount of material required to sew the skirt and a sketch of the pattern pieces. The back of the envelope includes a sketch of the laid out pattern pieces […]

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