This site is dedicated to providing you with a wide range of illustrations scanned from old books. Most of these vintage pictures are originally wood engravings or woodcuts, fewer are etchings or metal engravings; visitors looking for nineteenth century or victorian clipart might just find it here. You are welcome to use our pictures in your school or educational projects, as well as in your artwork or in your scrapbook; you can also use them to make CD sleeves, banners or any part of a website. According to the copyright laws in many countries, all illustrations in our galleries belong to the public domain and as such, they are free to use for personal or commercial purpose. They are suitable, for instance, for graphic designers to use without the need of any prior authorization.