The Scrap Album - Site Guide
   
 

Interesting Links

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  • The Ephemera Society (UK)
  • The Ephemera Society is concerned with the collection, preservation, study and educational uses of printed and hand-written ephemera.
  • The Ephemera Society of America
  • A non-profit organization formed in 1980 to encourage the preservation and study of paper ephemera.
  • Centre for Ephemera Studies
  • The Centre - the first of its kind in the world - is housed in and administered by the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication of the University of Reading.
  • St Bride Printing Library (UK)
  • Its world-famous collections cover printing and related subjects: paper and binding, graphic design and typography, typefaces and calligraphy, illustration and printmaking, publishing and book-selling, the social and economic aspects of the printing, book, newspaper and magazine trades.
  • The John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera
  • Offers a fresh view of British history through primary, uninterpreted printed documents which, produced for short-term use, have survived by chance.
  • Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections
  • Included amongst the collections are the outstanding Laura Seddon collection of Victorian greetings cards as well as the Sir Harry Page collection of albums and scrapbooks.
  • Musée de l'imprimerie de Lyon
  • Lyon’s Museum of Printing is one of Europe’s most important historical museums in the field of graphic arts and trade. It contains a significant collection of books, old documents, machines and tools from the invention of printing up to the twentieth century and is particularly strong on French sixteenth-century printing. An educational programme is run with frequent exhibitions, including ones on ephemera.
  • Historic Newspapers
  • Historic Newspapers have the UK's largest archive of original newspapers dating back over two hundred years. They make a perfect gift to commemorate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion. Use this exclusive discount code 15TODAY which can be redeemed against any of the original newspapers and if a Victorian newspaper is added at the basket (from just £5) it will also be applied to this.
  • Quadrille Ephemera
  • Valerie Jackson-Harris, trading as Quadrille, has been dealing in ephemera for over thirty five years. Her expertise has enabled museums, libraries and private collectors around the world to acquire rare and difficult to find items to complement their collections.
  • The Valentine & Expressions of Love
  • Expressions of love are the centerpiece of collector Nancy Rosin’s site, interesting articles and useful links provide access to some fascinating resources for the collector, historian, or craftsperson.
  • Lewis Carroll Scrapbook
  • At the Library of Congress is an original scrapbook that was kept by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Better known as Lewis Carroll, the Victorian-era children’s author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871).
  • A Flowering of Affection
  • Victorian Valentine cards at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, USA.
  • William H. Helfand Comic Valentine Collection
  • Victorian comic valentines at the Library Company of Philadelphia, USA.
  • Victorian-Imagery.com
  • Buy scraps from the on-line Store of this site, and learn about The Beryl Peters Collection of antique paper ephemera.
  • Victorian Glass Diamond Mark Translator
  • An easy to use on-line method of dating and finding the manufacturer of any glass item registered in England between 1842 and 1883. The translator will return the year, month and day of printed ephemera items bearing the Diamond Registration Mark but would not give a manufacturer.
  • Stevengraphs Bookmarks & Postcards
  • Malcolm Roebuck’s resource to silk bookmarks and postcards.
  • The Trade Card Place
  • US trade cards of the Victorian era.
  • Emergence of Advertising in America
  • The Scrapbook category contains 4 scrapbooks with 166 images. Advertisement and trade cards are included in the four selected books and the images under each scrapbook are listed as they appear in the scrapbook itself. The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920 presents over 9,000 images, with database information, relating to the early history of advertising in the United States.
  • Heritage Scrapbooks
  • Heritage Scrapbooks is a digital archive of vintage scrapbooks dating from 1700 onwards. The scrapbooks are from Dr. Gary Kelly’s private collection, as well as from generous patrons willing to share their collections online with the rest of the world.
  • Albums & Scrapbooks
  • A large and varied selection from the digital collections of the Library Company of Philadelphia.
  • Victorian Era
  • Victorian Britain in pictures.
  • Victoria's Jewelry Box
  • Where Historical Re-enactors, Victorian Costumers, and Hat pin Collectors love to shop!
  • The Ephemera Catalog
  • A wide range of printed and manuscript ephemera for sale.
  • The Collectors Weekly
  • Presenting, amongst other things, interviews with top collectors and details of their websites.
  • The Hyper-Concordance for Victorian Studies
  • A KWIC concordance website for Victorian studies.
  • The Memorabilia Pack Company
  • Specialises in the reproduction of memorabilia and ephemera.
  • Nursery Rhymes & Nursery Songs
  • A site inspired by arrangements of nursery rhymes from the Victorian period.
  • Kate Greenaway Cards
  • Includes Christmas and New Year greeting cards, Valentines, trade cards, calendars and other paper ephemera.
  • Whimzy Treasures
  • Victorian ephemera & paper collectibles
  • VintageClipArt.com
  • The nostalgic graphics shop that sells honest, old-fashioned clip art.
  • The Victorian Villager
  • Great source for Victorian and Angel Links. Victorian Santa & Angel Galleries.
  • Carriage House Gifts
  • Beautifully reproduced nostalgic Victorian paper products.
  • Victoriana
  • The Victorian resource.
  • Scraps
  • An interesting site of scrap sheets and other items from the collection of Dutch collector Annie Schepens.
  • Antique Prints
  • Collectible and antique prints, especially children's and nursery prints.
  • The Cartophilic Society of Great Britain
  • For every collector interested in the welfare of card collecting.
  • Copenhagen Antique Toys and Dolls
  • A Danish shop specialising in early dolls, dolls houses, Victorian scraps, prints, paper toys and games.
  • Collectomania
  • Liebig trade cards collector also Kemmerich, Cibils, Van Houten, Guérin Boutron, Cibils, Huntley & Palmer, Suchard - all kinds of Victorian trade cards: chocolate, coffee, extract, etc.
  • Le Boudoir
  • Dedicated to sourcing wonderful decoupage papers, scrap and Dresden trims including die cut and embossed scraps.
  • Victorian Style Printable Photo Album Pages
  • For those enthusiasts of scrapbooking and for all lovers of the style and art characteristic of the Victorian era.

 

 

Albums & Scraps
Saint Valentines Day
Easter & Fairyland
Christmas & New Year
Printed Ephemera
Publishers