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Vintage Illustrated Templates: Edwardian Lady Travelers Journal Cards (Set 1)

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
Ibn Battuta

Two pre-made templates featuring antique illustrations of Edwardian lady travelers, one in a brown traveling dress and the other with a touring bucycle. These can be used as either travel journal cards or inserted into your junk journal for supplemental entries.

You can download the high-resolution 6" x 4" @ 300 ppi JPEGs here and here.

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Public Domain Victorian Poem for Nature Lovers: The Dial of a Summer's Day by C.E.C. Weigall

A Victorian poem entitled "The Dial of a Summer's Day" by C.E.C. Weigall, originally published c1890. Accompanying the poem is an illustration of a small farmhouse surrounded by a lush meadow at the height of summer. The poem goes as follows:

Just one o'clock:
In the meadow of hay,
The reapers are reaping and singing today,
Ant the swish of the scythe rings a glad roundelay.

Just two o'clock:
Hush! you babbling rill,
The world lies a-drowsing, the reapers are still,
And a shimmer of heat dances over the hill.

Just three o'clock:
Said the hare by the stile,
"The reapers are crafty -- the reapers of Lisle."
So he crept 'neath a dock-leaf and pondered awhile.

Just four o'clock:
In the wild rose and clover
The honey bee laughs, and dips over and over,
And "peewit, 'tis hot!" pipes the petulant plover.

Just five o'clock:
Twixt the moor and the sky,
Where the far distant purple of heather doth lie,
The arrowing curlews still hover and cry.

Just six o'clock:
From the ivied church tower,
The breeze carries upward in the chime of the hour,
Which the great bell is tolling with ponderous power.

Just seven o'clock:
Drones the humble bee red,
As he watches a cockchafer whizz over head,
And fussily follows a neighbour to bed.

Just eight o'clock:
As I watch and I wait
In the gathering twilight, beside the farm gate,
I know that the flowers say, "Mabel is late!"

Just nine o'clock:
As we wander and pass,
Hand in hand, lip to lip, over dew-spangled grass,
We can hear the white owl shrieking, "Lovers, alas!"

Just ten o'clock:
As we part 'neath a star,
The angels are smiling through heaven's bright bar,
And the new moon is rocking the clouds in her car.

Just eleven o'clock:
In her window the light
Flares redly and instant, then fades out of sight,
And I turn with a sigh, and walk into the night.

Just twelve o'clock:
On the motionless deep
The lights of the fishing-boats tremulous peep,
And the angels have hushed the world's sorrows to sleep.

You can download the poem along with the black and white illustration as a high-res 8" x 8" @ 300 ppi JPEG here. Lovely as a framed print but can also be used in a greeting card, junk journal or scrapbooking project.

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Vintage Outdoor Illustration for Collage Art, Crafts or Junk Journaling : Edwardian Mother and Child in Summer Outfits 1

“Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
Unknown

An Edwardian lady and her young daughter out for a walk in their summer outfits. The mother is dressed in a lovely light chartreuse outfit, with full billowy sleeves and plenty of embroidered lace embellishments as well as multiple layers of ruffles. The little girl is wearing a pink and white pleated dress, also adorned with a profusion of lace; her dandelion-yellow boots are adorable, as is the miniature pink umbrella she is carrying in her right hand.

This colourful fashion illustration was originally published in a 1904 issue of La Mode Illustrée. You can download the free high-res 5" x 9" @ 300 ppi JPEG without a watermark for mixed media collage art, crafts, a greeting card project or junk journaling here.

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Vintage Outdoor Illustration for Collage Art, Crafts or Junk Journaling : Pretty Summer Landscape with Wildflowers (from 1917)

It's your road, and yours alone.
Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Rumi

A vintage scenic postcard from 1917, showing a pretty summer landscape with a country road leading into the distance to a red-roofed farmhouse. A profusion of summer wildflowers line the way.You can download this free high-resolution 6" x 9" illustration without a watermark for collage, greeting card, junk journal or scrapbooking projects by clicking here.

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Victorian Art Appreciation: The White Parasol by Robert Lewis Reid

The White Parasol, c1907
by Robert Lewis Reid (1862 - 1929)

Post-impressionist painting by Robert Lewis Reid of a young Edwardian lady wearing a white dress and carrying an open white parasol over her left shoulder. In the fold of her right arm is a bountiful bouquet of summer lilies and goldenrod.

I found the public domain file on Wikimedia here but you can also download my colour-enhanced version (5" x 7" @ 300 ppi JPEG) without a watermark here. Delightful addition to a journal page or as a notebook cover but would also work well in a greeting card project.

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Vintage Outdoor Illustration for Collage Art, Crafts or Junk Journaling : Edwardian Ladies by the Seaside 1

“She was struck by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things
could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people...”
Nicholas Sparks, The Lucky One

A trio of Edwardian ladies strolling along a pier by the sea, enjoying a day in the sun. All the outfits were designed by Mlle. Louise Piret, located at rue Richer, 43 in Paris. This black and white fashion illustration was originally published in a 1904 issue of La Mode Illustrée. You can download the free high-res 8" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG without a watermark for mixed media collage artmaking, crafts, a greeting card project or junk journaling here.

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Vintage Outdoor Illustrations for Crafts, Scrapbooking or Graphic Design: Ladies with Parasols Set 1 (Part 2)


Never leave your home without an umbrella to stay safe and stay happy.
Unknown

Six antique outdoor illustrations featuring Victorian and Edwardian ladies carrying parasols or umbrellas as part of their wardrobe. Each high-res JPEG is 10" tall with a range in widths. All images have a 300 ppi resolution. You can download these free images without any watermark for your craft, scrapbooking or graphic design projects by clicking on the link below each image.
"Lady with Parasol 7"- Download 5.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 8"- Download 6.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 9"- Download 5.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 10"- Download 5.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 11"- Download 5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 12"- Download 7.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

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Vintage Outdoor Illustrations for Crafts, Scrapbooking or Graphic Design: Ladies with Parasols Set 1 (Part 1)


Any fool carries an umbrella on a wet day. The wise woman carries it every day.
Paraphrased from an Irish proverb

Six antique outdoor illustrations featuring Victorian and Edwardian ladies promenading with their parasols or umbrellas. Each high-res JPEG is 10" tall with a range in widths. All images have a 300 ppi resolution. You can download these free images without any watermark for your craft, scrapbooking or graphic design projects by clicking on the link below each image.
"Lady with Parasol 1"- Download 6" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.
"Lady with Parasol 2"- Download 7" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 3"- Download 6" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 4"- Download 5.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 5"- Download 5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

"Lady with Parasol 6"- Download 5.5" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG here.

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Vintage Outdoor Illustrations for Crafts, Garden Journal or Scrapbooking: Lady and Gentleman Gardeners from 1883

Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.
Unknown

Two black and white illustrations from 1883; the first shows a lady gardener pruning a shrub in her potager with a massive watering can beside her, and the second shows a gentleman gardener preparing to hoe and water in his garden as he walks towards his prized vegetables. 

The gentleman gardener image measures 7" x 5" @ 300 ppi while the lady gardener image  measures 7" x 5.5" @ 300 ppi. You can download the free JPEGs without a watermark for use in crafts, a garden journal or for a scrapbooking project here and here.

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Natura History Illustration: Profiles of Birds in Finch and Sparrow Family

Ten antique illustrations from 1898 that show profiles of birds in the finch and sparrow family. Figure 150 shows a White-throated Sparrow, Figure 151 shows a Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Figure 152 shows a White-crowned Sparrow, Figure 153 shows a Chewink, Figure 154 shows a Song Sparrow, Figure 155 is of a Cardinal, Figure 156 is of a Junco, Figure 157 is a Redpoll, Figure 158 is a Snowflake, and last but not least, Figure 159 shows a Dickcissel. 

You can download the high-res 12" x 9" @ 300 ppi JPEG without a watermark here.

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