Cocoa Frappe ~ Free Vintage Illustration

by Julie J on September 10, 2014

Here is an illustration of a delicious looking cup of cocoa frappe. This serving of frappe has been set on a glass saucer that has been placed on a white doily. The image is from a vintage recipe booklet titled Choice Recipes by Miss Parloa and Other Noted Teachers, 1908.hot chocolate illustration, vintage cocoa illustration, old fashioned cocoa recipe, chocolate dessert clip art, vintage chocolate image The recipe from the cookbook is as follows:

Mrs. Hill’s Cocoa Frappe

Mix half a pound of cocoa and three cupfuls of sugar; cook with two cupfuls of boiling water until smooth; add to three quarts and a half of milk scalded with cinnamon bark; cook for ten minutes. Beat in the beaten whites of two eggs mixed with a cupful of sugar, and a pint of whipped cream. Cool, flavor with vanilla extract, and freeze. Serve in cups. Garnish with whipped cream. ~ Janet McKenzie Hill

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Clapsaddle Christmas Postcard ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 9, 2014

This vintage Christmas postcard by Ellen Clapsaddle features two adorable children outdoors; they are dressed warm for the winter weather. The girl is carrying a bundle of mistletoe and the boy is carrying a wreath of holly and berries. A message at the top of the card is: A Merry Christmas and another message at the bottom of the card is: All Merriment and much Good Cheer, A Christmas bright I wish you, dear. vintage Christmas postcard, Ellen Clapsaddle, Christmas girl boy illustration, Victorian Clapsaddle children, mistletoe holly berry wreath Click on image to enlarge.

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French Eau de Lavande Label ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 8, 2014

Here is beautiful vintage French perfume label. It is a tall, narrow label that was prepared for Jn. Giraud Fils’ Eau de Lavande (a lavender perfumed water), The label includes lovely typography and design details. French perfume label, Jn Giraud Fils, vintage French ephemera, eau de lavande, lavender water perfume label, free vintage label graphicClick on image to enlarge.

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The Knitting Lesson ~ Free Vintage Storybook Image

by Julie J on September 8, 2014

This vintage storybook illustration, titled The Knitting Lesson, features a mother teaching her young daughter know to knit. The mom, seated on a chair outdoors, is knitting with blue yarn as her little girl, standing by her side, intently watches her mother knitting. The 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. vintage storybook illustration, the knitting lesson, Victorian mother and child, knitting outdoors image, sunbeams and me, vintage mom and daughter printableClick on image to enlarge.

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Palm Tree ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 7, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a palm tree. The scientific name for this tropical tree is Ptychosperma Cunninghamiana. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. vintage palm tree clip art, black and white graphics, tree engraving, botanical palm tree illustration, tropical tree image, Ptychosperma CunninghamianaClick on image to enlarge.

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French Pyrography Booklet Cover ~ Free Image

by Julie J on September 7, 2014

Here is an aged and shabby cover of a French pyrography booklet that was published in Paris in 1902. The text on the page is:

TRAITE ELEMENTAIRE
DE
PYROGRAPHIE
DESSIN AU FEU
Decoration artistique du Bois, de l’Os, de l’Ivoire,
du Cuir, du Velours, etc.
Sixieme Mille
LEFRANC & CIE
EDITEURS
18, rue de Valois (1er Arr.)
PARIS, 1902vintage ephemera free, aged shabby paper graphics, French paper image, antique French book digital, old book coverClick on image to enlarge.

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Ladies’ Visiting Toilette ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 6, 2014

Here is an illustration of a Victorian lady modelling an elegant Ladies’ Visiting Toilette. The outfit was designed from two sewing patterns: a ladies’ wrap and a ladies’ skirt. The illustration is from the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine. Victorian lady, black and white clip art, Victorian fashion image, ladies visiting toilette, vintage fashion illustrationHere is a black and white clip art version. Victorian lady, black and white clip art, Victorian fashion image, ladies visiting toilette, vintage fashion illustrationClick on images to enlarge.

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Map of Scotland ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 6, 2014

Here is a wonderful vintage C. S. Hammond map of Scotland. I scanned it from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. Scotland map, vintage map download, antique map, C. S. Hammond, history geography ScotlandClick on image to enlarge.

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High Bred Arab Horse ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on September 5, 2014

Here is a vintage engraving of a beautiful High-Bred Arab horse. The image is from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume I, circa 1869. black and white clip art, farm animal clipart, arab horse illustration, vintage horse engraving, high bred arab horse imageClick on image to enlarge.

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White, Pink and Red Roses ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on September 5, 2014

This beautiful illustration from a vintage gardening catalog features an arrangement of white, pink and red roses and rosebuds. The image is from the Peter Henderson & Co. Everything for the Garden Manual, 1898. vintage garden illustration, flower garden printable, vintage rose illustration, Henderson’s roses, vintage floral graphicsClick on image to enlarge.

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