Here is a vintage children’s storybook image of a mother holding her precious little baby on her lap. In the story, this baby’s name is Little Bo-Peep. The mother’s name is Jill; she is the wife of Jack. The image is from Tom Tucker and Little Bo Peep, by Thomas Hood, illustrated by Alice Wheaton Adams, published in 1891. Click on image to enlarge.
OH who’ll give us Posies,
And Garlands of Roses,
To twine round our heads so gay?
For here we come singing,
And here we come bringing
You many good wishes to-day.
From market – from market -from market -
We all come up from market. This vintage storybook image and poem, From Market (spelling and grammar as it is in the book), is from Marigold Garden by Kate Greenaway, circa 1892. Click on image to enlarge.
These adorable little Victorian girls are wearing the latest Styles for Little Folks for the winter of 1891. The little girl on the left is modelling a Child’s Outdoor Toilette which consists of a Little Girls’ Coat and Cap and the little one on the right is modelling a Little Girls’ Outdoor Toilette which also consists of a Little Girls’ Coat and Cap. Both girls are holding a small tree branch. The image is from the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage circus horse performing a trick of standing on its back two legs. The horse’s circus costume consists of a small tasseled blanket on its back, a fancy bridle and a feather plume. This is the eighth, and final, vintage circus image from the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
This clip art piece features a Victorian country scene. A man is selling apples from a horse-drawn apple cart. He is holding up one of the apples to show to a woman who has come out to greet him and a small dog appears curious about the whole thing. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage dragonfly image. It’s from the book Natural History by Worthington Hooker, M.D., 1864. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a black and white clip art image of a Victorian circus ringmaster. He looks dapper with his trimmed beard and handlebar mustache; dressed in coattails, top hat, tall boots, and gloves. This is the seventh in a series of eight vintage circus images that I’ll be posting from the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine.
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