This adorable vintage engraving, by Oscar Pletsch, features two little girls washing doll clothes in a big old wooden tub. The illustration is from Little Folks and Little Friends by Oscar Pletsch, circa 1880. black and white clip art, Oscar pletsch engraving, Victorian girls printable, girls at play vintage clip art, washing doll clothesClick on image to enlarge.

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Phone Call with Santa ~ Clapsaddle Postcard Image

by Julie J on October 10, 2014

This fun vintage postcard, by Ellen Clapsaddle, features a jolly Santa, with his bag of toys strapped to his back, talking on the phone with a young girl. A message on a design between the phones is: “Thine own wish wish I thee”. Another message in the upper left corner of the postcard is: A merry Christmas. Clapsaddle Christmas postcard, vintage Christmas clip art, antique santa illustration, santa on phone with girl, old fashioned Christmas graphicClick on image to enlarge.

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Vintage Herbs Advertisement ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 9, 2014

This vintage catalogue advertisement includes brief descriptions and prices for several types of herbs. This old ad includes the “herb” opium poppy at 5 cents for a 20 oz. packet, 40 cents for ¼ lb. and $1.25 for 1 lb. The ad includes an illustration of bottled sage, coriander, dill, fennel and lavender and tins of broad leaved thyme, summer savory and anise.  I scanned the ad from the Peter Henderson & Co. Everything for the Garden Manual, 1898. vintage herb clipart, black and white graphics, old advertising ephemera, vintage kitchen clip art, bottled herbs illustrationHere is a black and white clip art version of the image of herbs from the ad. vintage herb clipart, black and white graphics, old advertising ephemera, vintage kitchen clip art, bottled herbs illustrationClick on images to enlarge.

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Rose and Bird Card ~ Free Victorian Graphic

by Julie J on October 9, 2014

This lovely Victorian card features a pretty pink rose and a circle of branches framing a sweet bird. In the circular shape, behind the bird, is a bright blue sky over a country winter scene. The background of the card is a soft yellow color. Victorian rose bird card, vintage rose clip art, vintage bird graphic, pink rose illustration, old fashioned card digitalClick on image to enlarge.

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Here is a beautiful vintage flower clip art image. The name of the flower is Camellia oleifera; it is commonly known as the Oil-seed Camellia or Tea Oil Camellia. The illustration is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Camellia oleifera, camellia flower illustration, black and white clip art, vintage flower clipart, floral graphics freeClick on image to enlarge.

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Pink Invoice ~ Free Vintage Graphic

by Julie J on October 8, 2014

Here is a pink vintage invoice made out to R. A. Agostini on behalf of Cahn, Nickelsburg & Co., Inc., a boot and shoe manufacturer that was located in San Francisco. The invoice, date stamped on May 4, 1914, is for a Miss. Pat. Mary Jane (I’m guessing that was a style of shoe) for $1.40. The total cost was $1.51 after postage was added. vintage invoice graphic, cahn nickelsburg co, pink invoice digital, old pink, receipt antique shoe boot invoice, vintage paper ephemeraClick on image to enlarge.

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Vintage Graveyard Scene ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 7, 2014

Here is a dark and spooky graveyard scene. There are graves with tombstones in the foreground and silhouettes of Victorian men and horse drawn carriages in the background; heading toward what I assume is a mausoleum. This vintage illustration is from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886. vintage Halloween clip art, black and white clipart, tombstone graphics, Victorian graveyard scene, headstone grave illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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This vintage advertising card features a young girl in a white dress holding an old fashioned chalkboard on which is written: Willimantic The Best THREAD for Sewing Machines. Victorian advertising card, Willimantic thread ad, vintage sewing clip art, vintage trade card, sewing thread ephemeraHere is the aged and shabby back of the card. Victorian advertising card, Willimantic thread ad, vintage sewing clip art, vintage trade card, sewing thread ephemeraClick on images to enlarge.

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White Leghorn Chickens ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on October 6, 2014

Here is a vintage clip art image of a a rooster and a hen. They are White Leghorns. The illustration is from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. White Leghorn, black and white clip art, farm animal image, vintage chicken clipart, vintage rooster illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Map of New York City ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on October 6, 2014

Here is a wonderful vintage C. S. Hammond map of New York City and Vicinity. I scanned the map from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. C. S. Hammond map, antique map, New York City map, history geography New York, free vintage map Click on image to enlarge.

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