Antique Illustration for Art Making, Scrapbooking or Graphic Design: Victorian Girl Pricks Her Finger on a Rose Thorn

“The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.”
― Saadi

First-generation digital scan of an illustration showing a young Victorian girl trying to extract the rose thorn that has become embedded in one of her fingers. The caption that originally appeared below the picture read: No Rose Without a Thorn. Colours are remarkably bright and vibrant. You can download the high-res 7" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG without a watermark for crafts, collage art or graphic design projects here.

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