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American Art Posters 1890-1920 – Vintage Posters Online
From Boston Public Library. Approx. 590 posters concentrates on the period of the height of the poster movement during the 1890s. Holdings are particularly rich in posters designed by Edward Penfield, Will Bradley, and Ethel Reed. Digital Commonwealth. Vintage posters online.
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Children’s Book Illustrations – Vintage Illustration Art
1,120 illustrations in a flickr collection. British Library.
Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern 1757-1772 – Vintage Illustration Art
From NY Public Library Collection of Customs and Costume. About 490 colored illustrations from a multi-volume book published from 1757 to 1772 entitled “Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern, Particularly Old English Dresses After the Designs of Holbein, VanDyke, Hollar, and Others …”. Vintage illustration art.
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Popular Graphics Arts – Old Illustration Art Free
From U.S. Library of Congress. Historical prints (ca. 1700-1900) in the LOC popular graphic art series. Most by printmakers, but printmakers in other countries are also represented.
Fulton Street Trade Cards – Vintage Illustration Art
Consists of 245 late 19th and early 20th century illustrated trade cards, all emanating from businesses in Brooklyn’s historic commercial thoroughfare. Brooklyn Public Library, New York Heritage Digital Collections.
Early History of Aeronautics – Vintage Posters Online
From Library of Congress. The Tissandier Collection contains about 975 items in the history of aeronautics, emphasizing balloon flight in France and other European countries., and including airships and flying machines.
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Political Posters from the Labadie Collection – Old Posters Online
Posters covering social protest movements such as Anarchism, Civil Liberties, Colonialism, Communism, Ecology, Labor, Pacifism, Sexual Freedom, Socialism, Women, and Youth/Student Protest. Some from the 1st half of the 20th century, but the majority from later. University of Michigan. Vintage posters online.