This shabby vintage catalog page features four lovely, old fashioned, styles of ladies’ and one style of girls’ tall, lace-up shoes. Sale prices for the shoes range between $4.29 to $6.48 for the ladies’ styles and $2.98 for the girls’ style. The page is from a Chicago Mail Order Co. clothing catalogue, titled Challenge Sale that expired on February 28th, 1920. 1920s fashion, Chicago mail order co, old fashioned boot, vintage catalog page, shabby vintage graphic, antique shoe illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Skeleton of Man ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 15, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a skeleton of man. The illustration is from Hooker’s Illustrated Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D. The book was published in 1864. vintage halloween clip art, skeleton clip art, black and white illustration, graphic design, skeleton of manClick on image to enlarge.

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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 card, I assume the birds are quail. Victorian trade card, vintage advertising card, quail clipart, free vintage ephemera, arbuckle ariosa coffeeThe back of the card includes advertising for Arbuckle’s Ariosa Coffee and cooking notes (recipes) for Quail Pie, Roasted Quail and French Style Quail. Victorian trade card, vintage advertising card, quail clipart, free vintage ephemera, arbuckle ariosa coffeeClick on images to enlarge.

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Victorian Ladies’ Hats ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 14, 2014

Here are two clip art images of lovely Victorian ladies’ hats.
The catalogue description for the first hat is “Black Fancy Straw, with black chiffon folds and pompons, wreath of violets in white and natural shades, fold of velvet on under brim. $4.98, 6.48. Same hat untrimmed, black only .95” antique hat illustration, black and white graphics free, summer fashion for women 1898, victorian ladies hat, vintage hat clip art The description for the second hat is “Black Chip Hat, fancy straw edge, trimming of Russian Net, three ostrich plumes, cluster of roses at back, fold of velvet on under brim $6.48, 8.48. Same hat untrimmed, black only .95.” antique hat illustration, black and white graphics free, summer fashion for women 1898, victorian ladies hat, vintage hat clip art The images are from the Koch & Co. Spring and Summer 1898 Fashion Catalogue.

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Oxalic Acid Poison Label ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 14, 2014

Here is a vintage poison label for Oxalic Acid that was printed for Case’s Drug Store. The label includes an illustration of a skull and cross bones in the upper left corner. The antidote for this poison was carbonate of soda, potash, lime, magnesia, chalk, calcined magnesia, followed by demulcent drinks, white of egg or milk. case drug store, vintage poison label, Halloween clip art, vintage druggist pharmacy label, oxalic acid poison, skull cross bones clipartClick on image to enlarge.

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Embroidery Picture Frame ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 13, 2014

This vintage embroidery pattern for a picture frame includes a beautiful design of flowers and branches. The image is from the February 1896 issue of The Delineator magazine. flowers and branches design, black and white graphics, ornate vintage graphics, vintage embroidery pattern, Victorian clip art frame, printable photo frameClick on image to enlarge.

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Clapsaddle Thanksgiving Postcard ~ Free Image

by Julie J on October 13, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving Day to all of my fellow Canadians and Happy Columbus Day to my neighbors south of the border!

This adorable vintage Thanksgiving postcard, by Ellen Clapsaddle, features a young girl offering a cob of corn to a large turkey. The message on the card is: Good Wishes for Thanksgiving Day. Clapsaddle Thanksgiving postcard, vintage thanksgiving clip art, girl feeding turkey corn, Ellen Clapsaddle art, old fashioned thanksgiving graphicClick on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Table Setting ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 12, 2014

This vintage clip art image features a formal table setting for a party of twelve people. The table is set in the center of an elegant Victorian dining room. The illustration is from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886. vintage kitchen clip art, black and white graphics, Victorian table setting, formal dining illustration, antique dining roomClick on image to enlarge.

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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 sender, Leonora J. Lettner, appears at the bottom of the card. Victorian calling card, vintage ephemera, free vintage card, old fashioned visiting card, red roses illustrationHere is a version without the sender’s name. Victorian calling card, vintage ephemera, free vintage card, old fashioned visiting card, red roses illustrationClick on images to enlarge.

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Victorian Piano Forte ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 11, 2014

Here is a beautiful Victorian piano clip art image. Following is an excerpt from the book I scanned this illustration from: “The PIANO FORTE is a contribution from the manufactory of MR. CHICKERING, of Boston, United States; his instruments have obtained high reputation, even among European professors who have tried them, for their brilliancy of tone and their power. That which we have here engraved is one of the best specimens of their manufacture, and will bear the test of comparison with those of the most celebrated piano-forte makers of London or Paris. The exterior of the instrument is designed with much taste. It is simple in design, and by no means elaborately ornamented; in construction it is remarkably solid, and of very rich wood.” Victorian piano illustration, piano forte engraving, black and white graphics, vintage piano clipart, antique chickering pianoClick on image to enlarge.

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