Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a deep red Oriental poppy. Click on image to enlarge. I scanned the original image from Familiar Garden Flowers, circa 1897, by F. Edward Hulme.
Here is a pretty illustration of a poppy. The image includes both the flower and capsule of the poppy. Here is a black and white clip art version. Click on images to enlarge. I scanned the original from The Teachers’ and Pupils” Cyclopaedia, 1905.
This lovely Victorian Christmas card features a cluster of poppies and the greeting: Just to wish you a Happy Christmas. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of a yellow Horned Poppy. The scientific name for this lovely flower is Glaucium flavum. The illustration is from a recent addition to my collection, a book titled Wayside and Woodland Blossoms by Edward Step, F.L.S., 1909. Click on image to enlarge.
This lovely vintage postcard includes an image of poppies in a green vase and two white birds (perhaps doves?) in the foreground. The message on the card is Best Wishes. Here is a version of the postcard without the words. Click on images to enlarge.
This vintage postcard includes a lovely image of poppies and a framed image of a couple walking along the seashore with a lighthouse in the background. The greeting on the postcard is: Love’s Greetings. Here is a version of the poppies from the postcard on a white background. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a beautiful vintage illustration of two red poppies tucked into a cluster of white daisies. The image is from Gems from Bryant, published by DeWolfe Fiske & Co. in 1904. Click on image to enlarge.
This page features a beautiful bunch of red, pink and white poppies and a poem. It’s from a book of poetry titled Gems from Bryant, 1904. I would have uploaded the rest of the poem if there was more to it but this is it – no title or author on the page although I…
This vintage postcard for “New Year Wishes” is by John Winsch, 1910. The postcard has a little booklet tied to it with a fabric bow that is now a little worn but is still pretty after 111 years. I wanted you to have it all so I’ve also scanned the postcard with each page of the booklet open. Click on images to enlarge.