Here are two pages from an antique encyclopedia that include the description for Apple, a popular fall fruit. I thought the aged pages might be useful for junk journals or scrapbooking. Here is a black and white clip art version of the branch of apples illustration from the first page. Click on images to enlarge….
This beautiful vintage postcard, by Catherine Klein, features a tabletop display of a grouping of apples and a vase intertwined with greenery. An empty walnut shell sits on the table in front of the vase. Click on image to enlarge.
This wonderful vintage illustration of a fruiting branch of apple includes three ripe apples and several leaves on a tree branch. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Here is a black and white clip art version. Click on images to enlarge.
This clip art piece features a Victorian country scene. A man is selling apples from a horse-drawn apple cart. He is holding up one of the apples to show to a woman who has come out to greet him and a small dog appears curious about the whole thing. Click on image to enlarge.
IN AN APPLE TREE. IN September, when the apples are red,To Belinda I said,“Would you like to go awayTo Heaven, or stayHere in this orchard full of treesAll your life?” And she said, “If you pleaseI’ll stay here – where I know,And the flowers grow.” This vintage storybook image and poem, In An Apple Tree,…
The scene on this vintage Tuck’s Halloween party postcard includes a girl bobbing for apples from a large wooden tub filled with water. Two other children watch the girl as they await their turn in the game. The childrens’ shadows cast spooky figures on the wall behind them. Grey smoke which billows from a sinister…
This old page is from Our Little Book for Little Folks, an antique school lesson book published in 1896. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage illustration of apples is from the antique school lesson book, Our Little Book for Little Folks, published in 1896. Click on image to enlarge.