DIY · Ephemera

Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1894 Henderson’s Farm Frame

I had seen many Seed Catalogs online, but until I started researching systematically, I had no idea what an abundance of vivid, bright imagery is available! Today I picked a yummy Strawberry page from a 1894 Henderson's catalog: And who better to model the frame, than a set of lovely farm girls? Again a picture… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1894 Henderson’s Farm Frame

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The Orchard (1890) – Arras Tapestry by William Morris

William Morris is another name from the Victorian Era well worth noticing. He was an artist, a textile designer, a writer and a dedicated medievalist. Thus today I bring you one of his tapestries, from the Open Library book "The Art of William Morris (1887)" According to¬†Wikipedia¬†"Arras" refers to the French town Arras, a thriving… Continue reading The Orchard (1890) – Arras Tapestry by William Morris