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Presenting an excerpt from I Knew Him When (1910) by George Ade which tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“Bill often confided to Ory his plans for the Future. He wanted to grow up and have a full Set of Whiskers and be elected to Congress. He could see him self in a Prince Albert Coat, standing on a Temporary Platform in Court House Grove, telling the Yaps just how the Tariff had affected the Price of Steel Rails.”

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Farmer Ade - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Chinese Zodiac Dog Warrior – Coloring with Copic Markers

This is one of the vintage illustrations for a backer’s reward of Curator Prime’s Mystery Art Envelope Kickstarter project. The backer has graciously given permission to share this custom art and the process that enabled it to be, as adventurous as that was.

To begin, as the backer did not specify an illustration, Curator Prime chose the close-up of the Chinese Zodiac Dog Warrior in honor of 2018 being the Year of the Dog. Then she brought forth her stash of Copic markers. Read More →


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Presenting a Not Very Vintage coloring page with big Easter eggs and a little bunny, an original design by Curator Prime (AKA Heidi Berthiaume) featuring the art of Shark&Croc Co. and Irina Trigubova. Should you enjoy coloring this, there are five more such illustrations available in the Big Eggs, Little Bunnies PDF available for purchase and immediate download in the VC Bazaar.

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Happy Easter - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Big Eggs, Little Bunnies Not Very Vintage Coloring Book Cover

Big Eggs, Little Bunnies: A Not Very Vintage Coloring PDF is a Digital Exclusive containing five full page illustrations in the same style as this Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page. View all pages in the VC Bazaar.


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Big Eggs, Little Bunnies: A Not Very Vintage Coloring Book PDF

Curator Prime’s first Not Very Vintage Coloring Book premieres this week with an Easter theme of decorated Easter eggs and small rabbits.

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Presenting an excerpt from Bob and Bill See Canada (1919) by Alfred E. Uren which tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page, an illustration by W. Goode.

“Two intelligent and exceptionally human rabbits, named Bob and Bill, growing tired of the monotonous life they were living among their native haunts in a Nova Scotia forest, decide to tour Canada from Coast to Coast. Bob, who is white, is of a thoughtful turn of mind, while Bill, his black companion, sees the humorous side of life.”

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Pinstripe Suited Bunnies - a free Vintage Coloring page

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The Rabbits of W. Goode PDF is a Digital Exclusive containing ten full page illustrations in the same style as this Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.  View all pages in the VC Bazaar.


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Presenting an excerpt from The Wizard of Oz (1903) by L. Frank Baum which tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page, an illustration by W. W. Denslow, in honor of the release of the third Patronage Coloring Book to benefit the children’s literacy charity Kids Need To Read

“She threw her arms around the Lion’s neck and kissed him, patting his big head tenderly. Then she kissed the Tin Woodman, who was weeping in a way most dangerous to his joints. But she hugged the soft, stuffed body of the Scarecrow in her arms instead of kissing his painted face, and found she was crying herself at this sorrowful parting from her loving comrades.”

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Dorothy and the Oz Group - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Wizard of Oz - Patronage Vintage Coloring Book cover

The Art of W. W. Denslow Volume 1, A Patronage Vintage Coloring Book has twenty-five full page illustrations in the same style as this Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page, with part of the proceeds of each book sold being donated to the children’s literacy charity, Kids Need To Read. View all pages or buy now from Amazon.com.


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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 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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Hereby presenting an excerpt from What A Girl Can Make (1902) by Lina Beard and Adelia B. Beard. It tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page.

“Do you know that with the aid of a little enchantment equal to magic employed by the fairy folks of old, you can make a tiny fowl, one small enough to stand on the palm of your hand ? A certain process which you shall learn will cause a common raw potato to change into a wee turkey of which anyone might well be proud.”

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Potato Turkey - a free Vintage Coloring page

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Hereby presenting an excerpt from The Story Teller (1910) edited by Charles Eliot Norton. It tells the story of today’s Free Friday Vintage Coloring Page which is an illustration from the Russian fairy tale “Go I Know Not Whither – Fetch I Know Not What.”

“Hi! Shmat-Razum ! Stop a minute. My hat has fallen from my head.”

“Too late, master. Thou canst not get it. The cap is now 5000 miles behind thee.”

Towns and villages, rivers and forests, melted away beneath the feet of the archer.”

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Frog Rider - A Vintage Coloring page download

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