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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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Winter Scene Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 29, 2014

This beautifully aged and shabby Victorian calling card includes a winter scene framed by a dove, an extended hand, branches and roses. There are icicles hanging from the upper branches. The background of the card has a lovely embossed design and scalloped corners. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage […]

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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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Victorian Roses Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 12, 2014

This beautiful Victorian calling card includes an illustration of two red roses and a rosebud, loosely enclosed and wrapped at the base with a white paper or cloth, and a small note pinned to the left of the roses. The message on the notepaper is: The sender thinks always of thee. The name of the […]

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Pink Invoice ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on October 8, 2014

Here is a pink vintage invoice made out to R. A. Agostini on behalf of Cahn, Nickelsburg & Co., Inc., a boot and shoe manufacturer that was located in San Francisco. The invoice, date stamped on May 4, 1914, is for a Miss. Pat. Mary Jane (I’m guessing that was a style of shoe) for […]

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Vintage French Cheque ~ Free Digital Graphic

by Julie J on September 18, 2014

This vintage French cheque features some wonderful details including a lovely swirl design on the left hand side, French handwriting, stamped names, numbers, dates and a mailing stamp. The signature of George Belloy (the owner of the company the cheque was printed for) appears below the mailing stamp. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: […]

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Royal Worcester Corset Invoice ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 11, 2014

Here is a vintage invoice for a purchase of ½ dozen style 548 corsets on May 11, 1918. The purchase was made by Rosa A Agostini from the Royal Worcester Corset Co. In addition to Royal Worcester Corsets, the company also sold Bon Ton Corsets and Adjusto Corsets. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Royal Worcester […]

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French Pyrography Booklet Cover ~ Free Image

by Julie J on September 7, 2014

Here is an aged and shabby cover of a French pyrography booklet that was published in Paris in 1902. The text on the page is: TRAITE ELEMENTAIRE DE PYROGRAPHIE DESSIN AU FEU Decoration artistique du Bois, de l’Os, de l’Ivoire, du Cuir, du Velours, etc. Sixieme Mille LEFRANC & CIE EDITEURS 18, rue de Valois (1er Arr.) […]

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Victorian Calling Card ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 1, 2014

This lovely Victorian calling card includes an illustration of a hand holding a small cluster of flowers. There are two messages on the card. They are: Without friends the world is but a wilderness, and: Bright be the skies above thee And green the earth beneath. Mayst thou have friends to love thee And sorrow […]

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