Small Country Cottage ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on April 11, 2015

This vintage illustration features a small country cottage that is surrounded by grasses, a purple and yellow bush and a pink flowering tree. A white fence is in the foreground and a colorful bird is in flight above the scene. small country cottage clip art, thatched roof cottage illustration, small house printable, vintage home graphics, old fashioned cottageThe image is from Roses and Lilies from Longfellow, a book of poetry that was published by DeWolfe Fiske & Co. in 1898.

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Pretty Parasols ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on April 10, 2015

Here are two lovely clip art vintage parasols. The first parasol has an embroidered design of strawberries and leaves on every second panel. vintage parasol clipart, black and white graphics, umbrella clip art, printable parasol illustration, public domain umbrellaThe second parasol has an embroidered floral design on each panel and a scalloped edge. vintage parasol clipart, black and white graphics, umbrella clip art, printable parasol illustration, public domain umbrellaThe images are from the April 1912 issue of Pictorial Review magazine.

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Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an illustration of a sweet wild rose flower child. The page also includes the following short poem:

WILD ROSE runs round everywhere,
Likes to breathe the nice fresh air;
Even her high-bred connection
Cannot match her pink complexion. wild rose flower child, Elizabeth Gordon, old book page, vintage flower children poem, vintage storybook printableHere is a cleaner version of the wild rose flower child. wild rose flower child, Elizabeth Gordon, old book page, vintage flower children poem, vintage storybook printableThe page is from Flower Children, The Little Cousins of The Field and Garden by Elizabeth Gordon. The book was published in 1910.

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Hedera Helix Ivy ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on April 8, 2015

Here are vintage clip art illustrations of five varieties of Hedera Helix (Common Ivy) plants. The book I scanned the illustrations from indicates, “Hedera is the old Latin name for the Ivy, used by Virgil and Pliny.”

Fig. 182. Hedera Helix Algeriensis Variegata Hedera Helix, ivy clip art, botanical engraving, black and white clip art, vintage ivy illustrationFig. 183. Hedera Helix Arborescens Aurea Maculata Hedera Helix, ivy clip art, botanical engraving, black and white clip art, vintage ivy illustrationFig. 184. Hedera Helix Conglomerata Hedera Helix, ivy clip art, botanical engraving, black and white clip art, vintage ivy illustrationFig. 185. Hedera Helix DentataHedera Helix, ivy clip art, botanical engraving, black and white clip art, vintage ivy illustrationFig. 186. Hedera Helix Digitata  Hedera Helix, ivy clip art, botanical engraving, black and white clip art, vintage ivy illustrationThe images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.

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Daffodil ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on April 7, 2015

Here is a lovely vintage botanical illustration of a daffodil. The image is from Familiar Wild Flowers by F. Edward Hulme, circa 1890. daffodil clip art, vintage flower illustration, yellow spring flower, daffodil botanical drawing, Frederick Edward HulmeClick on image to enlarge.

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Kindergarten Songs for April ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on April 6, 2015

This vintage page of sheet music was written for kindergarten students. Included on the page are five short songs for the young children to learn during the month of April. The songs are: A Visitor, An Easter Jingle, The Rain, Raindrops and The Little Hen. The page of sheet music is from the book First Year Music by Hollis Dann, 1914.vintage sheet music, songs for April, kindergarten music, simple songs for children, old book pageClick on image to enlarge.

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Happy Easter!

This vintage Easter postcard features a lovely cluster of purple violets on a pale yellow background. The message on the card is: To Greet You at Easter. vintage easter postcard, violets clip art, old fashioned easter card, floral easter postcard, bouquet of violets illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Easter ~ Free Vintage Dictionary Page

by Julie J on April 4, 2015

This aged page, from a vintage dictionary in my collection that was published in 1922, includes the words: ease, easel, east, Easter, easy, eat and ebony. old paper graphic, printable dictionary, shabby book page, vintage dictionary page, easter dictionary wordClick on image to enlarge.

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This vintage Easter postcard features a beautifully colored rooster standing in a yard beside two golden beige colored hens. The message on the card is: Easter Greetings. vintage easter postcard, rooster hen clip art, old fashioned easter card, printable chicken graphics, antique rooster hen easter greetingFor additional creative options, here is a version with the Easter Greetings message removed. vintage easter postcard, rooster hen clip art, old fashioned easter card, printable chicken graphics, antique rooster hen easter greetingClick on image to enlarge.

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This vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two adorable little girls sitting in a wheelbarrow in the garden. One of the girls is holding her doll and the other has a cat tucked in behind her. black and white clip art, Oscar pletsch engraving, Victorian girls printable, girls at play vintage clip art, girls in wheelbarrow illustrationThe illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880.

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