Mottled Javas Rooster and Hen ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 4, 2014

Here is a wonderful vintage clip art image of a rooster and hen. They are Mottled Javas. The illustration is from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. vintage rooster clip art, vintage chicken illustration, black and white graphics free, farm animal image, mottled java Click on image to enlarge.

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Rose Innocente Pirola ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 3, 2014

This beautiful vintage image features white roses with a delicate pink center and two pink rosebuds. The name of the rose is Innocente Pirola. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.rosa innocente pirola, vintage rose lithograph, flower botanical illustration, white rose image, book plate rose Click on image to enlarge.

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Vintage Dictionary Page ~ Free Printable Image

by Julie J on August 3, 2014

This aged page, from a vintage dictionary published in 1922, includes the words: jonquil, journal, journey, joust, jovial, joy, joyful, jubilant, jubilee and Judaism. vintage dictionary page, old book page, journey definition, free digital dictionary words, art journal printable  Click on image to enlarge.

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Vintage Battleship Trunk ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 3, 2014

Here is a vintage catalogue listing for a beautiful “Battleship” trunk. The advertisement claims the trunk was built like a battleship, because it was reinforced at every point where a trunk was generally weakest. The box was made of three-ply veneer lumber, covered with a heavy water resisting oil painted canvas. It was available in four sizes with prices ranging from $13.90 for the smallest size to $17.45 for the largest size. The ad is from the 1916 Sears Roebuck and Co. winter catalogue. vintage trunk clipart, antique trunk illustration, battleship trunk image, black and white clip art free, vintage catalog adHere is a black and white clip art version of the trunk from the ad. vintage trunk clipart, antique trunk illustration, battleship trunk image, black and white clip art free, vintage catalog adClick on images to enlarge.

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This vintage engraving features a young mother holding her baby on her lap. It appears that the baby is ready for bed and they are saying goodnight prayers together. The image is titled Young Motherhood. It’s from Gaskell’s Compendium of Forms Educational Social Legal and Commercial, 1880. mother and child engraving, Victorian mother holding baby, young motherhood, bedtime prayers illustration, black and white printable baby image Click on image to enlarge.

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Here is a vintage botanical illustration of a plant with yellow flowers and green heart-shaped leaves. The name of the plant is Yellow Wood-Sorrel; the scientific name is Oxalis Stricta. The image is from Wild Flowers of America, published July 17, 1894. yellow wood sorrel, oxalis stricta, vintage botanical illustration, yellow flower clipart, vintage floral image, printable flower graphicsClick on image to enlarge.

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Ostrich Plume ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 2, 2014

Here is a vintage catalogue listing for ostrich plumes. The plumes were sold in a variety of colors and sizes, ranging in price from 33 cents to $1.85 each. The ad is from a 1907 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue in my collection. vintage catalog ad, black and white clip art, ostrich plume clipart, ostrich feather illustration, vintage ephemera free Here is a black and white clip art image of the ostrich plume from the ad. vintage catalog ad, black and white clip art, ostrich plume clipart, ostrich feather illustration, vintage ephemera free Click on images to enlarge.

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Here is a vintage engraving of a basket of pretty shell flowers. The image is from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume III, circa 1869.basket of shell flowers, vintage clipart flowers, black and white clip art, floral arrangement in basket, cassells vintage engraving flowers
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Here is a beautiful old map of Australia. New Zealand and Tasmania are also included on the map. This is a C. S. Hammond map that was printed in one of a two-volume set of dictionaries in my collection that was published in 1906. C. S. Hammond map, antique map, history geography Australia, old map free graphics, vintage map Australia New ZealandClick on image to enlarge.

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Rubber Stamp Outfit ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 1, 2014

Here is a vintage catalog listing for a rubber stamp outfit. The set contained letters, figures, signs, inking pad, bottle of ink, guide strip and spacer. The price for the kit was $1.50 for letters 7/8” high and $3.50 for letters 1 1/2” high. The ad is is from the Northern School Supply Company Catalog, published in 1913. black and white graphics free, rubber stamp outfit, vintage school clipart, old fashioned stamping kit, vintage school catalog adHere is a black and white clipart version of the stamp outfit from the ad. black and white graphics free, rubber stamp outfit, vintage school clipart, old fashioned stamping kit, vintage school catalog adClick on images to enlarge.

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