On The Wall Top 1 ~ Free Kate Greenaway Image

by Julie J on August 18, 2014

ON THE WALL TOP.

DANCING and prancing to town we go,
On the top of the wall of the town we go.
Shall we talk to the stars, or talk to the moon,
Or run along home to our dinner so soon? Kate Greenaway, Marigold Garden, Victorian storybook image, on the wall top, mother and child clip art

This vintage storybook image and poem, On The Wall Top (spelling and grammar as it is in the book), is from Marigold Garden by Kate Greenaway, circa 1892.

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This vintage dictionary page includes definitions for words such as: bone, boning, bonito and bonnet. Also included on the page is wonderful diagram of the bones in the human body. The page is from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. human bones diagram, skeleton clip art, black and white clipart, vintage dictionary page, halloween printableHere is a clip art version of the skeletal image from the page. human bones diagram, skeleton clip art, black and white clipart, vintage dictionary page, halloween printableClick on images to enlarge.

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Victorian Bisque Figures ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 17, 2014

This vintage clip art image features lovely bisque figures of a young Victorian lady and gentleman. The ornaments were 11 1/2″ high, had gold decorations and cost $2.25 for the pair. The image is from the 1897-8 H. O’neill & Co. catalogue. Victorian clip art, antique bisque figure, black and white graphics free, vintage man and woman clip art, Victorian couple illustrationClick on image to enlarge.

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Flowering Almond ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 17, 2014

Here is a vintage image of gorgeous pink blossoms and pretty green leaves. They grow on a densely branched shrub or small tree commonly known as a flowering almond. The scientific name of the shrub or tree is Prunus Triloba. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Prunus Triloba, flowering almond image, pink flower printable, vintage botanical picture, pink blossoms illustration Click on image to enlarge.

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Cornucopia of Flowers ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 17, 2014

Here is a unique and lovely vintage clip art image of a horn of plenty. The horn is filled with wheat, leaves, grapes and berries. Although I don’t see any flowers in the horn, the image is referred to as a Cornucopia of Flowers in the book I scanned it from. The illustration is from Cassell’s Household Guide Volume II, circa 1869. vintage clip art, cornucopia of flowers, cornucopia illustration, black and white clipart, horn of plenty picture Click on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Ladies’ Hats ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 16, 2014

Here are two clip art images of elaborate Victorian ladies’ hats. The description for the first hat is “Misses’ Fancy Straw Hat, with fluted brim, all colors, trimmings of Roman striped ribbon and large field daisies.” In 1898 the cost of this hat was $4.48. vintage hat clip art, Victorian ladies hat, antique hat illustration, black and white graphics free, summer fashion for women 1898The description for the second hat is “Fancy Straw Brim, bell crown of French chip, rolling high on left side, folds of two tones of silk novelty cloth, side back trimming of bluet buds and buttercups, facing of chiffon.” In 1898 this hat cost $7.48.  vintage hat clip art, Victorian ladies hat, antique hat illustration, black and white graphics free, summer fashion for women 1898The images are from the Koch & Co. Spring and Summer 1898 Fashion Catalogue. Click on images to enlarge.

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This lovely vintage postcard image features a Victorian girl in a white dress and yellow straw hat. She is spilling a basket of beautiful flowers as she walks along a path of grass. Perhaps she is a flower girl at a wedding. The message on the bottom of the card is: To the One I Love. Victorian girl clipart, old postcard graphics, vintage flower girl, public domain child image, antique love cardFor additional creative options, here is the image without the text. Victorian girl clipart, old postcard graphics, vintage flower girl, public domain child image, antique love cardClick on images to enlarge.

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Rooster and Hen ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 16, 2014

Here is a great vintage clip art image of a rooster and hen. They are Barred Plymouth Rocks. The illustration is from a dictionary in my collection that was published in 1906. vintage rooster clip art, vintage chicken illustration, black and white graphics free, farm animal image, barred plymouth rocksClick on image to enlarge.

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Victorian Plant Stand ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 15, 2014

Here is a beautifully designed Victorian plant stand (referred to as a flower stand in the book I scanned it from). The engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Victorian plant stand, flower stand clip art, vintage planter illustration, black and white clipart free, vintage garden graphics Click on image to enlarge.

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French Seed Label ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 15, 2014

Here is a vintage French seed label that features a lovely illustration of white, purple and pink flowers. I did an online translation of the text on the label, Belle de Jour Ordinaire, and came up with beautiful ordinary day. I’m not great at identifying flowers and that translation doesn’t help much. All I know for sure is that they are pretty and I think they are petunias. Feel free to correct me if I’m wrong. This type of vintage seed label would have been pasted on a seed packet or jar of seeds for retail sale. French seed packet, old fashioned seed package, vintage petunia clip art, antique flower illustration, vintage garden graphics Click on image to enlarge.

Edited to add: Thank you for your comment BA. I believe you are correct in identifying these as morning glories!

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