This vintage image includes a side-front view and side-back view of a beautiful Victorian ladies’ outfit that is referred to (in the magazine I scanned it from) as a coat polonaise. The illustration is from the October 1889 issue of The Delineator magazine. Edwardian fashion illustration, Victorian ladies fashion clipart, vintage coat image, black and white clip art, antique ladies coat polonaiseHere is a black and white clip art version. Edwardian fashion illustration, Victorian ladies fashion clipart, vintage coat image, black and white clip art, antique ladies coat polonaiseClick on images to enlarge.

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Holly and Berries Wreath ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on November 7, 2014

This beautifully aged and worn vintage Christmas postcard features a lovely illustration of a wreath of holly and berries that is finished with a large red bow tied to the bottom. The greeting on the card is: A Joyous Christmas. vintage Christmas postcard, holly berries illustration, Christmas wreath clip art, Victorian Christmas card, shabby aged holiday graphicHere is larger and cleaner version of the wreath from the postcard. vintage Christmas postcard, holly berries illustration, Christmas wreath clip art, Victorian Christmas card, shabby aged holiday graphicClick on images to enlarge.

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Baking Powder Clip Art ~ Free Vintage Graphics

by Julie J on November 6, 2014

Here is an aged and shabby vintage advertisement for Mrs. Lincoln’s baking powder. The image is from the back cover of the August-September 1910 issue of Cooking School Magazineblack and white clipart, vintage kitchen clip art, antique magazine ad, baking powder clip art, vintage food graphicsAnd here is a black and white clip art version of a can of baking powder from the ad.black and white clipart, vintage kitchen clip art, antique magazine ad, baking powder clip art, vintage food graphicsClick on images to enlarge.

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Hanging Christmas Stockings ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 6, 2014

This scene from a Victorian storybook features three children, dressed in white pajamas, gathered around a fireplace to hang up their long black Christmas stockings on the edge of the mantle. A fire is flickering away in the fireplace and the room looks warms and cozy. girls Christmas stocking, Victorian children clip art, vintage Christmas graphic, free digital Christmas, vintage storybook illustration The illustration is from A Summer at Grandma’s, published by Homewood Publishing Company in 1902.

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Bird on Branch Silhouette ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 5, 2014

Here is a vintage silhouette of a bird perched on a branch that has many leaves. The illustration is from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. bird branch silhouette, black and white graphic, vintage bird clip art, bird on branch with leaves illustrationHere is a black and white clip art version. bird branch silhouette, black and white graphic, vintage bird clip art, bird on branch with leaves illustrationClick on images to enlarge.

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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 and sewing instructions. vintage sewing printable,vintage ephemera,aged envelope download,public domain pattern,antique skirt pattern,aged sewing envelope graphicvintage sewing printable,vintage ephemera,aged envelope download,public domain pattern,antique skirt pattern,aged sewing envelope graphicClick on images to enlarge.

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Holly and Berries Frame ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on November 4, 2014

A design of holly and berries decorates the top and left side of this rectangular shaped vintage Christmas frame. The first version of the frame is a scan of the original title from an article in the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. I’ve removed the title for the second version and converted the frame to a black and white clip art image for the third version. vintage Christmas frame, holly berries frame, black and white graphic, vintage frame clip art, Victorian Christmas illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Fashion Plate ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 4, 2014

This vintage fashion plate features two Victorian ladies at a formal party or ball. They are dressed in elegant, colorful gowns and one of the ladies is wearing a beautiful white cape over her outfit. Both ladies are wearing long white gloves and both are holding white fans. In this first version of the page, I’ve restored the illustration of the ladies but left the aged and worn edges intact. Victorian fashion plate, Victorian lady clip art, antique womans dress, vintage ball gown illustration, elegant formal Victorian partyHere is a second version with the illustration of the ladies on an off-white background. Victorian fashion plate, Victorian lady clip art, antique womans dress, vintage ball gown illustration, elegant formal Victorian partyI scanned the page from the November 1899 issue of The Designer magazine.

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Hand Bell ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on November 3, 2014

This vintage magazine advertisement features a hand bell that was manufactured by the N. N. Hill Brass Co. of East Hampton, Conn. The ad is from the September 6, 1917 issue of Hardware Age magazine. antique hand bell clipart, free black and white clip art, N. N. Hill Brass Co, old magazine ad, vintage bell illustration, music bell graphicHere is a black and white clip art version of the bell from the ad. antique hand bell clipart, free black and white clip art, N. N. Hill Brass Co, old magazine ad, vintage bell illustration, music bell graphicClick on images to enlarge.

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Country Church Scene~ Free Christmas Graphic

by Julie J on November 3, 2014

This beautiful vintage German Christmas postcard features a country church winter scene. The church sits at the top of a snow-covered hill with mountains in the distant background. It’s dusk and both the church and a nearby house have indoor lights on. A snowy pine branch with pine cones and red berries frames the lower right of the postcard.German Christmas postcard, vintage Christmas clip art, snowy winter country scene, old fashioned Christmas card, snow covered church illustration The greeting on the card is: Herzliche Weihnachtsgrufse. I don’t know what the greeting translates to in English.

Edited to add: Thank you Becky and Gayle for translating the message. It is “Warm Christmas Greetings”.

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