This shabby vintage postcard, with a pretty image of peaches on the front, is from Archias’ Seed Store.The front: The front without the writing: and the back: Click on images to enlarge.
This full-page vintage magazine advertisement for a PENN safety razor is from the September 6, 1917 issue of Hardware Age magazine. And the cleaned up image part of the ad. Click on images to enlarge.
This vintage lady in a lovely Victorian gown, reading a book, is from the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine, the same old magazine I posted the cover of earlier today. This is the “before” image that I’m including for those of you that would rather have a shabby image to work with. And this is…
Here is another bit of shabby beauty for you today. This is the cover of the November 1891 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
After I scanned this vintage postcard of a cluster of raspberries for you, I was going to clean it up and make it look new’ish but I ended up leaving it (mostly) like it was after my initial scan because I think the vintage character and bit of grungy-ness is gorgeous. Click on image…
An April Shower is a vintage poem from the book April Skies by Mary A. Lathbury. The book was published in 1889. I love the unique font and the ornamental designs around the poem! Click on image to enlarge.
This page is from a vintage Chicago Mail Order Co. clothing catalogue. It’s a small catalogue titled Challenge Sale that expired on February 28th, 1920. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage grocery receipt, made out to a Mr. White, goes way back to 1860. For a grand total of $2.23, Mr. White purchased sugar, salmon, syrup and rye meal from Henry A. Hatch. I’m only guessing but I imagine Mr. Hatch’s shop was a small general store with bare wood walls and wooden floors…
This lovely vintage embroidery pattern of swirly flowers and leaves is from the May 1900 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is the May page from Herrick’s Almanac for 1906. The image on the page is of a girl watering her plants. The April page from the almanac is free to download from my blog here. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a pretty vintage postcard with purple and white flowers and the message Love to Father partially framed in a horseshoe shape. Although the flowers are different, this postcard is similar to the one with the message Love to Mother that I posted yesterday. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a pretty vintage postcard with white, pink and red flowers and the message Love to Mother partially framed in a horseshoe shape. The message on the back of my original of this postcard is dated June 16, 1909. Click on image to enlarge.