Archive for February 2017

Hereby presenting an excerpt from Just So Stories (1916) by Rudyard Kipling. It tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page which is an illustration by Kipling himself.

“Once upon a time, on an uninhabited island on the shores of the Red Sea, there lived a Parsee from whose hat the rays of the sun were reflected in more-than-oriental splendour.” – from How the Rhinoceros got his Skin

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Parsee - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Hereby presenting an excerpt from the Preface of The Young Lady’s Equestrian Manual (1838). It tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“The following pages contain a Treatise on the Art of Riding on Horseback, for Ladies, which originally appeared in the Publishers’ well-known Manual of elegant feminine Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits, The Young Lady’s Book ;
with, however, various additions to the Text, and a number of new Illustrations and Embellishments.”

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Lady and Horse - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Hereby presenting an excerpt from The School at Mud Hollow (1914) by Elizabeth F. Guptill. Today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page was the cover of this play.

Miss P.   You will find some work on the blackboard to occupy your hands and attention, while I classify you and assign your lessons.
Joe.   T’other teachers never signed our lessons. We allers signed the writ ones our own selves, and the say ones you can’t sign.
Miss P.   I mean classify you, and tell you where your lessons will be.
Joe. Oh! (Maria begins to cry.)
Miss P.   What’s the matter, little girl? Are you ill?
Maria.   Are I what?
Miss P.   Are you sick? Do you feel badly?
Maria.   No, I aint sick, but I do feel bad. I don’t want to be classified. It’ll hurt.

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Ornate Flower Border - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Should you wish to wish someone a Happy Valentine’s Day, Curator Prime presents this free coloring page for your consideration and enjoyment. The card within the bouquet may be used to inscribe the name for whom the gift is intended, or the individual from whom the gift is given.

The illustration was sourced from Vol. 69 of The Century Illustrated magazine which collected the issues published from November 1904 through April 1905.

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happy valentine day - a free Vintage Coloring Page

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