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Vintage, Public Domain Illustrations

FreeVintageArt.com is all about public domain images for crafters and artisans to enjoy.

It wouldn’t be any fun if you couldn’t safely use the images I’ve included here, so I’ve made every effort to ensure that every one of our free vintage images are in the public domain under American copyright law.

Original publication information is included to honor the artists as well as document the copyright status of each free vintage image.

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Waratah Flower

Waratah Flower

Vintage book plate drawing of a New South Wales waratah flower. Bright red and pink public domain flower image that can be found on FreeVintageArt.com.

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Portland Harbor

Portland Harbor

Nighttime drawing of Portland Harbor and Breakwater Light along with a bit of history about the lighthouse and the shipyards that built Liberty Ships.

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Blue Violets

Blue Violets

Vintage drawing of blue violets. These purple flowers are among my favorites and I hope this version can prove useful for someone for their creative work.

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Girl & Flowers Coloring Page

Girl & Flowers Coloring Page

Vintage, printable girl and flowers coloring page by the artist Fanny Young Cory and offered for printing and downloading by FreeVintageArt.com.

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Skull Drawing

Skull Drawing

If you are looking for skulls for Halloween graphics or stuff to celebrate the Day of the Dead, this one might be just right.

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Animal Images

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Colorful Spider Drawing

January 3, 2014

This colorful spider drawing is part of a turn of the century advertising piece for a thread company. How fun, a spider web to promote thread. I love it.

ichneumon Ichneumon Fly Drawing
December 31, 2013


deer-alken Deer Drawing
December 27, 2013


Asian Designs

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Pink Flowers on Yellow Background

February 3, 2014

Wonderful Oriental design with pink flowers, green leaves and designs on a bright yellow background. Pure Asian flair and drama with this vintage pattern.

lxxxvii-6 Chinese Flower Print
February 3, 2014


Clothing

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Shirtwaist Blouse 1915

June 21, 2013

Ladies’ Home Journal fashion image for a shirtwaist pattern. This 1915 image is in the public domain and can be freely incorporated into your own projects.

shoes-1f Fancy Dress Shoes
January 6, 2013


Coloring Pages

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Girl & Flowers Coloring Page

March 10, 2014

Vintage, printable girl and flowers coloring page by the artist Fanny Young Cory and offered for printing and downloading by FreeVintageArt.com.

English-Home English House Coloring Page
January 21, 2014


bridge Town Bridge Coloring Page
December 20, 2013


Fashion Plates

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Blue Shirtwaist Blouse

July 26, 2013

Illustration from a 1915 woman’s magazine depicting a popular fashion trend – a medium dark shirtwaist blouse with added lace, tucks and a small bow at the neck.

1903 no 37 -sm L’Art et la Mode 1903 #37
July 19, 2013


1903-49-top L’Art et la Mode 1903 #49
June 23, 2013


Flowers

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Waratah Flower

April 18, 2014

Vintage book plate drawing of a New South Wales waratah flower. Bright red and pink public domain flower image that can be found on FreeVintageArt.com.

cover-image Blue Violets
March 16, 2014


pink-rose4 Pink Rose Photograph
February 18, 2014


Food Images

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It’s Beech-Nut

December 27, 2013

What a delicious secret a group of young boys are sharing on this vintage trade card. The wonderful marmalade that they are all enjoying is Beech Nut.

cover2 Vintage Butterfly Image with Strawberries
December 18, 2013


Frames & Designs

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Pink Flowers on Yellow Background

February 3, 2014

Wonderful Oriental design with pink flowers, green leaves and designs on a bright yellow background. Pure Asian flair and drama with this vintage pattern.

lxxxvii-6 Chinese Flower Print
February 3, 2014


leaves-grapes Grapes & Leaves Scrapbook Page Template
February 2, 2014


Humor

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Skating Image

February 10, 2014

Fun, vintage skating image advertising road skates as a more pleasurable alternative to slipping and falling on ice skates

Landscape Images

Portland-Harbor

Portland Harbor

April 11, 2014

Nighttime drawing of Portland Harbor and Breakwater Light along with a bit of history about the lighthouse and the shipyards that built Liberty Ships.

red-cross-snow-empty Snowy Scene, A Vintage Advertising Poster
February 14, 2014


winter-landscape Winter Landscape Engraving
January 7, 2014


Patriotic Art

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Patriotic Wishes

February 8, 2014

A vintage Clapsaddle postcard on the opening day of the Sochi Olympics. My little public homage to the talented athletes and showing a bit of patriotism.

fifty_star_american_flag_2 Revised American Flag
July 4, 2013


Clear_the_Way_Buy_Bonds._Fourth_Liberty_Loan Clear The Way! Buy Bonds
July 1, 2013


People Images

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Girl & Flowers Coloring Page

March 10, 2014

Vintage, printable girl and flowers coloring page by the artist Fanny Young Cory and offered for printing and downloading by FreeVintageArt.com.

boy-girl-stationary-2 Romantic Couple
February 13, 2014


patin-skates-2 Skating Image
February 10, 2014


Printable Tags & Labels

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Boy and Girl Christmas Gift Tags

December 9, 2013

A pair of printable boy and girl Christmas gift tags featuring children with their new toys at the beach. They are both dressed in matching sailor outfits.

tan-tag Christmas Gift Tags
December 6, 2013


holly-gift-tags Christmas Tags
December 4, 2013


Transportation Images

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Early Transportation Lithograph

February 12, 2014

With a 1906 touring car and perhaps the Wright Brother’s famous Bi-plane, this colorful vintage transportation image is one of the best I’ve found.

excelsior-lightweight Excelsior Lightweight Motorcycle
December 26, 2013


train-feat Oncoming Train
December 2, 2013


Vintage Images for the Holidays

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Skull Drawing

March 2, 2014

If you are looking for skulls for Halloween graphics or stuff to celebrate the Day of the Dead, this one might be just right.

boy-girl-stationary-2 Romantic Couple
February 13, 2014


sweethearts-sq Valentine Sweethearts
January 26, 2014


Vintage Wallpaper

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Vintage Grasscloth Wallpaper

August 21, 2013

Vintage grasscloth wallpaper design offered for downloading in the original blue, or in pink, green or orange variations. Use them individually or as a set.

background-flowers-blue-orange-sm Vintage Floral Endpaper
July 26, 2013


set-2-repeat Repeating Rose Pattern
June 27, 2013