I have utilized a few more trade cards for a cute set of Victorian Soap Tags, perfect for the laundry room 🙂 The trade cards can probably be dated to early 1880ies, and I love how whimsical they are! If you want the original trade cards, pop on over to Boston Public Library on Flickr. I… Continue reading Queen of Laundry – free printable Victorian Soap Tags
When I was last out thrifting, my youngest daughter Torunn (age 10) came with me, and she is really getting the hang of it, turning up a gorgeous find from the bottom of a dusty box, a pair of textile Golden Angel Wings:I scanned both sides, since one side is slightly whiter than the other,… Continue reading Golden Angel Wings – free PNG-files and printables
While collecting Victorian and Edwardian postcards, I have come to realize that the artists who painted the postcards, often times were also hired to do trade cards. But while the postcards were often signed, apparently the trade cards were not. I wish I knew why, maybe the signatures were not supposed to compete with the advertisements...?… Continue reading Maud Humphrey Girls ?