Here is a vintage French seed label that features an illustration of a lovely green head of cabbage with the outer leaves curling outward. This type of label would have been pasted on a seed packet or jar of seeds for retail sale. The description on the label is: Chou Cabusexpress Click on image to…
Here is vintage Easter postcard of a little yellow chick attempting to climb onto an egg that is nestled amongst some pretty blue flowers and pussy willows. The message in a beautiful old calligraphic font is: Easter Greetings. This antique Easter card is similar to the one I posted yesterday. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage postcard of a cute little chick standing on an egg that is nestled amongst some pretty pink flowers. The chick appears to be admiring a flower bud. The message is: Hearty Easter Greetings. Click on image to enlarge.
“The world is so full of a number of things. I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.” This delightful quote by Robert Louis Stevenson in the quaint banner is from the July 1915 issue of The Delineator magazine. Here is the banner with the quote removed. Click on images to enlarge.
I just love this image of a Victorian lady and her pet bird in an open window that is framed with vines. I imagine the young lady and her bird to be enjoying the fresh air and warmth of a sunny summer day. The image is from the July 1915 issue of The Delineator magazine….
Here is a beautiful vintage French seed label for double flowering Bellflowers. This type of seed label would have been pasted on a seed packet or jar of seeds for retail sale. Click on image to enlarge.
I can hardly imagine that it’s March 1st already! Here is the March page from Herrick’s Almanac, 1906. The February page from the almanac is free to download from my blog here. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage birthday postcard from 1910 that includes a grouping of envelopes, a quill pen, a cluster of blue flowers and two birds in flight. So pretty! There is an old fashioned birthday greeting on the front of the postcard as well. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage magazine clipping, advertising 43 flowers (20 packets of seeds and 23 bulbs) for 30 cents. This ad is from the May 1900 issue of The Delineator. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is one more vintage Valentine that I want to share with you before I put the Valentines away. This one is an old postcard that shows Cupid stitching up a wounded heart. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage children’s greeting card – a cute little brown bear, who is here today to wish you a very Happy Valentine’s Day! This illustration of a small bear from the inner flap of the card is too adorable to leave out. And here is the message portion of the card. Click on…
Here is a vintage magazine advertisement for a Sahlin brand ladies’ corset. The ad claims this corset offers, “perfect comfort” with “Absolutely no pressure on heart, lungs or stomach.”! The ad is from the March 1911 issue of Pictorial Review. Click on image to enlarge.