Old-Fashioned Vignettes in Full Color: 397 Designs from Victorian Chromolithographs, Printed One Side

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1988 - Design - 24 pages

This treasury of nearly 400 royalty-free reproductions of charming Victorian chromolithographs recalls the innocence and sentimentality of a bygone era. Compiled from a variety of authentic 19th-century sources, these evocative, idealized motifs focus on such themes as holidays, love, and friendship. Delightful illustrations, presented in numerous sizes and shapes, include nostalgic views of Santa Claus, horse-drawn sleighs, holly, floral wreaths and bouquets, clasped hands, doves, cherubs, exotic birds, lovable dogs and cats, splendidly colored butterflies, affectionate messages ("Forget me not," "Love guides me, " "Absent but ever dear") and , of course, children ? hugging pets and each other, strolling, gazing wistfully, and playing musical instruments, plus scores of other eye-catching configurations.
Printed one side only, the images in this handy archive are ready for immediate use by graphic artists, decoupagers, designers, and craftspeople.

 

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