Here is a vintage clip art illustration of a candle in a candlestick. The candle is lit and rays are drawn around the flame to represent light emanating from it. I scanned the original image from an encyclopedia in my collection that was published in the United States prior to 1923.
Here is a fun clip art illustration of a vintage Christmas tree that is decorated with garland and lit candles. The image is from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a wonderful silhouette of a Victorian boy in his nightgown and cap, walking with a lit candle in his hand. His dog is walking in front of the boy. The image is a stencil from the Priscilla Fancy Work Catalogue, 1910. Click on image to enlarge.
Here are two vintage catalogue ads for sealing wax candlesticks. Both candlesticks were silver plated; one cost 25 cents and the other was $1.25. The images are from the H. O’Neill & Co. 1897-8 Fall & Winter Fashion Catalogue. Here are black and white clip art versions of the candlestick illustrations from the ads. Click on…
This lovely vintage Tuck’s Christmas postcard includes an illustration of a tree branch decorated with candles and fruit and three adorable angels framed within a circular shape. The greeting on the card is: Wishing you a happy Christmas. Click on image to enlarge.
These elegant chandeliers were executed in brass-work by Messrs Hardman of Birmingham. The chandelier on the bottom is a little spooky looking and may be useful for your Halloween projects. The illustrations are from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a vintage illustration of a spooky carved pumpkin. This jack-o-lantern is glowing brightly from a lit candle that has been placed inside the hollowed-out pumpkin. The image is from Mother Goose Village by Madge A. Bigham, 1903. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage engraving features a young mother holding her baby on her lap. It appears that the baby is ready for bed and they are saying goodnight prayers together. The image is titled Young Motherhood. It’s from Gaskell’s Compendium of Forms Educational Social Legal and Commercial, 1880. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage Christmas greeting card that includes a small framed image of wise men on camels, following the star to Bethlehem. There is a candle on each end of the swirly frame that surrounds the image. The greeting on the card is: With kind remembrancesand best wishes for a Merry Christmasand a Happy…
Here are seven of the cutest little angels carrying tall white candles that are burning brightly in the night. The image is from a vintage Christmas greeting card. Click on image to enlarge.
Here are two beautiful candlestick clip art images. They are scans of engravings from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on images to enlarge.
Here are two beautiful engravings of ornamental candelabras. The images are from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on images to enlarge.