A charming vintage Halloween postcard, with a black cat standing at attention and giving you an official Halloween salute! The lovely Jack O’Lantern is glowing, the moon is bright, the stars are shining (there is even a shooting star!) and, of course, a witch and a bat. I scanned this in from my own personal collection, I hope that you enjoy it and find it useful.
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The Black Cat salutes you with his Halloween Precautions, which are:
Avoid grinning black cats on full green moon,
If your lover is true, he’ll come back soon,
It breaks the charm, the witches scream,
And never return, till next Hallowe’en.
This is the full Vintage Halloween postcard that I had edited to isolate the clip art image of the witch, owl and cat. The colors are really nice in this old postcard, which reads “Good Wishes for Hallowe’en (an old-fashioned way of spelling “Halloween”). This postcard is from my collection, and you are free to use this as clip art. Enjoy!
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This Halloween clip art image is from an antique postcard. I love how the witch is balancing an owl on her finger, while the black cat looks a little bit on the scrawny side. It’s a nice illustration that you can use as free clip art for your next artistic project. Enjoy!
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This brief little Victorian sentimental poem about Mother is another selection from Golden Thoughts on Mother, Home and Heaven, published in 1881. I’ve found a darling antique image of a girl standing proudly beside her beloved baby doll, nestled safely in a lovely wicker baby doll carriage. I think this old illustration would make a great image for a vintage Mother’s Day card or baby shower announcement/invitation. Enjoy!
Clip Art Victorian Girl with Antique Baby Doll in Wicker Baby Stroller.
When we are sick, where can we turn for succor,
When we are wretched, where can we complain?
And when the world looks cold and surly on us,
Where can we go to meet a warmer eye
With such sure confidence as to a mother?
A curious grotesque by Alice B. Woodward from a slim volume entitled Bon-Mots of the Eighteenth Century, edited by Walter Jerrold an published by J.M. Dent & Co at Aldine House, London, 1897.
A horrific creature to encounter! But click on the thumbnail for a larger version that you can use as free clip art.
Does she remind you of anyone? Add a cell phone to her hand and you probably have seen her in line at the grocery store. Put her behind a desk, and she’s every overbearing infantile psychopath you’ve ever had to deal with. I could go on, but you know the type.