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Vintage Advertising Images

Vintage advertising images are so much fun. They truly provide a glimpse into what life was once like while also sharing products we might still use today and others we have never heard of. They have always been a source of inspiration for those working in the marketing and advertising fields but they have seen a resurgence in popularity thanks to the world of arts and crafts. Vintage is in. And, vintage advertising image are hot in a very big way.

Free Vintage Art is still in the early stages of growth. The plan is to fill this category of illustrations with a kaleidoscope of products and colorful advertising art.

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Winter Sleigh Ride

A tradecard from 1910 used to sell blankets could easily have been a charming Christmas card. Winter sleigh ride shows a couple traveling at sunset.

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Solograph Camera Drawings

A pair of vintage advertising images of cameras. These Solograph Camera Drawings are from two magazines from 1899.

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Vintage Baby Food Ad

Charming vintage baby food ad and trade card featuring a cow being milked, a baby and a cat getting a bit of milk directly from the cow. Public domain in US.

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Estey Organ Advertising Image

The Estey Organ Company was at one time the largest in the world. Gone now but wonderful advertising images along with the organs themselves remain.

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Snowy Scene, A Vintage Advertising Poster

Vintage snowy scene captured from a World War I era poster for the Red Cross. This landscape image features a small cabin nestled in the mountains almost buried under snow.

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Skating Image

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

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It’s Beech-Nut

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.

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Excelsior Lightweight Motorcycle

This vintage motorcycle image is of a 1917 era Excelsior Lightweight from the Excelsior Motor Mfg. & Supply Company of Chicago.

Need More Inspiration?

Looking for the perfect scrapbook paper, embellishment, ink or other item to finish your current project. Why wait for your next trip to the craft store when you can get the same items shipped to your door in as little as 2 days?

I did a search on Amazon for vintage graphics to get you started. Maybe you'll find that little something that will transform your current creative project into something spectacular.