This clip art piece features a Victorian country scene. A man is riding in a horse-drawn wagon that is being pulled by a black horse and a reddish colored horse on a dirt path. There is a large bucket of coal in the wagon beside the farmer. Victorian farm scene, horse drawn wagon clipart, old fashioned farmer, vintage farm clip art free, coal wagon image Click on image to enlarge.

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Here is a clip art image of a handsome young fairytale prince. He is dressed in fine Victorian royal attire complete with velvet cape and feather plume hat. The prince is holding his hat in one hand, has a sword attached to his belt and is coming down a step. This image is from a storybook titled The Sunbeams and Me, by Helen Marion Burnside & Nesbit, Mary Dickens, M. A. Hoyer, and others, illustrated by Helen Jackson, Jane Willis Grey, Fanny Bowers, and others. The book was published by Raphael Tuck & Sons in the late 1800s. There is a handwritten inscription in the book signed, “Frances” and dated “Dec. 25, 1899”. vintage fairytale prince, storybook clip art, black and white clipart, handsome Victorian prince, sunbeams and me, Raphael Tuck Click on image to enlarge.

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This lovely vintage postcard features several doves and a birdhouse that is covered in purple flowers. One bird is inside the birdhouse looking out and several others are either perched on parts of the outside of the birdhouse or flying towards it. vintage postcard birds, flowered birdhouse, purple flowers doves image, old card birds, vintage ephemera free graphicsClick on image to enlarge.

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If I would have been the one to write the book these beautiful images of wings are from, I would have called these: Angel Wing No. 1 and Angel Wing No. 2. However, the author determines these to be: The Wing of a Duck (No. 1) and The Wing of a Wild Goose (No. 2). The book plate is from A Handbook of Ornament by Franz Sales Meyer, circa 1877. vintage wings clipart, handbook of ornament, franz meyer, black and white clip art, duck wing illustration, goose wing imageHere are black and white clip art versions of the wings from the page. vintage wings clipart, handbook of ornament, franz meyer, black and white clip art, duck wing illustration, goose wing imagevintage wings clipart, handbook of ornament, franz meyer, black and white clip art, duck wing illustration, goose wing imageClick on images to enlarge.

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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 of the lady. sohmer piano, Victorian trading card, vintage advertising card, Victorian lady clipart, vintage woman ephemera free, antique piano clip art The back of this vintage card features an advertisement for Sohmer Piano.sohmer piano, Victorian trading card, vintage advertising card, Victorian lady clipart, vintage woman ephemera free, antique piano clip art Click on images to enlarge.

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Today I humbly pay my respects to my dear sister, Marilyn. It was one year ago today that she passed away at 51 years of age. Marilyn was not only my sister but she was also my very dear friend and I miss her. nearer my God to thee, vintage clip art religious, woman bowing head, humble woman clipart, black and white graphicsThis image is from Nearer my God to Thee, a book that was published in 1878. Click on image to enlarge.

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This old magazine advertisement features a Hammond No. 2 Typewriter. The ad claims that the Hammond No. 2 writes in a straight line with uniform type impression, doing automatically what an experienced operator cannot accomplish on other machines. It offers the choice of 42 type styles and writes 14 languages with changes from one type or language to another occupying only a few seconds.  antique typewriter, black and white clipart, old magazine ad, vintage office clipart, Hammond typewriter illustrationHere is a black and white clip art version of the typewriter from the ad. antique typewriter, black and white clipart, old magazine ad, vintage office clipart, Hammond typewriter illustrationThe advertisement is from the Christmas 1896 issue of Harper’s New Monthly magazine. Click on images to enlarge.

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Here is an old map of central Europe. The countries included in full on this map are: France, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria Hungary, Bosnia, Servia, Roumania and Bulgaria. Parts of the following countries are also included: Spain, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Turkey and Italy. The map is from one of a two-volume set of dictionaries in my collection that was published in 1906. antique map, vintage map image, central Europe map old, history geography Europe, vintage ephemera printableClick on image to enlarge.

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Here is a page from a vintage ladies’ fashion magazine that includes five elegant and fancy Victorian hat styles for the Summer of 1900. The image is from the May 1900 issue of The Delineator magazine. Victorian hat clip art free, elegant hat illustration, old fashioned ladies hat, vintage hat printable, antique hat for woman, beautiful antique hat for lady, millinery fashion 1900Click on image to enlarge.

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Vintage Cuttle-fish Octopus ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on July 17, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a Cuttle-fish or octopus. An interesting tidbit of information I learned from the article in the book is that “the color called sepia comes from the Cuttle-fish. It is used by the animal for darkening the water with an inky cloud, that it may more easily escape from a pursuing enemy.” This illustration is from the book Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D., 1864. vintage cuttlefish clipart, octopus clip art, black and white graphics, public domain sea creature, natural history molluskClick on image to enlarge.

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