Presenting an excerpt from Obil, Keeper of Camels (1910) by Lucia Chase Bell, whose first page featured the illustration for today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“But there was in Obil  – here the heads came closer together under the mantles – in Obil there was a strain of wild desert blood, strong in his race from the time of the first Obil, the Ishmaelite, Keeper of King David’s Camels, and master of the great caravans that went from great Hebron down to far Havilah.”

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Ivy and Letter O - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Presenting an illustration from Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries (1843) by Henry Shaw, F. S. A, which is one of the Illuminations from the Shrewsbury Book  written in A.D. 1445.

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Ship of Knights - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Presenting an excerpt from Book of Cats and Dogs, and Other Friends, for Little Folks (1894) by James Johnnot which tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“Hey, diddle, diddle,
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon;
The little dog laughed
To see the witch-craft,
the dish ran away with the spoon.”

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Hereby presenting the illustration of the Sunlight Soap advertisement from The Graphic Illustrated Weekly Magazine (1907) as today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

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Soap Man - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Hereby presenting an excerpt from Yule-Tide in Many Lands (1916) by Mary P. Pringle and Clara A. Urann. It tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page which is an illustration by L. J. Bridgman.

“YULE-TIDE IN AMERICA: According to the late Lawrence Hutton, ‘Our Christmas carols appear to have come from the Holy Land itself; our Christmas trees from the East by way of Germany; our Santa Claus from Holland; our stockings hung in the chimney, from France or Belgium; and our Christmas cards and verbal Christmas greetings, our Yule-logs, our boars’ heads, our plum puddings and our mince pies from England. Our turkey is, seemingly, our only contribution.’ Let us add the squash-pie!”

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An American Christmas - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Presenting the caption from Journal pour rire (1886) of the illustration for today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“A very practical twist, Madame, you can put love letters in the compartments!”

“The bodice used to be enough for her!”

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Parody Evening Dress - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Presenting an excerpt from Gift Card Designing (1922) by Pedro J. Lemos for today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“Now we all know that, no matter how perfect the printing may be, the design and idea must be the selling factor of the gift card. And again, the more the idea and wording meet with the personal or local trend of the community in which it is distributed, the better it will be accepted.”

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Glad Tidings - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Cupcake Coloring Page Advent Calendar

Curator Prime loves coloring and advent calendars and for this year, has created a coloring page advent calendar of cupcakes. While this illustration is not of a vintage style per se, cupcakes did evolve in the 19th century, thus they are within the purview of this site.

Curator Primes wishes you the best of health and happiness for this holiday season and hopes you have a few minutes to enjoy coloring a cupcake each day.


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Hereby presenting a sample from the Specimens of Borders Ornaments, Brass Rule and Printers’ Sundries (ca. 1903) by the American Type Founders Company as today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

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Flower Vase Post Ornament - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Hereby presenting the caption for an illustration from Harper’s Young People (1885), today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“Peek-a-boo! I see you hiding there. Peek-a-boo! Come from behind the chair.”

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Cat and Mouse - a free Vintage Coloring page

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