This adorable brown puppy is about to get a bath in an old-fashioned, small wooden tub that has been placed on a short stool. The image is from A Summer at Grandma’s, published by Homewood Publishing Company in 1902. Click on image to enlarge.
This lovely ornate vintage frame includes plenty of fancy swirls. It’s from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886. Click on image to enlarge (actual size is much larger than reflected in this preview).
This vintage valentine features two cute owls snuggled together on a branch. The owl on the left is holding a small red heart with the caption “W-H-O-O?” Tucked behind the wing of the owl on the right is a larger red heart with the message, “No one but YOU-HOO for my Valentine!” Click on image to enlarge.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
This adorable retro valentine features a flowered teapot with a happy facial expression. A small blue teacup with a face of contentment rests alongside the teapot. A red heart tucked behind the teapot includes the message: You’re my ‘Cup O Tea’. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a clip art image of a beautiful ornate clock. Two small cherubs decorate the top of the vase-shaped clock and two larger cherubs, casually draped with a garland of flowers, are relaxed on the elegant base. I think the cherub on the left, holding the arrow, is cupid. I would like to ask him to be very careful with those arrows! The engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is an illustrated vintage Valentine poem that is framed in a lovely ornate green design. The aged, yellowed page is from the book Beauties by Harrison Fisher, Verse by Carolyn Wells, Decorations by Theodore B. Hapgood, published in 1913. Click on image to enlarge.
My husband and I have separated and I will likely be returning to the work force in a few months. In order to earn some extra money, I plan to stock my Etsy shop as much as I have time for. I considered closing my blog but I sincerely enjoy blogging so I’ve decided to keep the blog going, although I may not have time to add free images every day.
Here is a clip art image of a group of five beautifully engraved antique wine glasses. The image is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a lovely Whitney Made vintage Christmas postcard. It features an illustration of two pointsettias and the greeting:
Simple words and few.
Telling nothing new,
Yet wishing all the good
That life can hold for you.
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