Over 700 Victorian theater posters, vintage images printable for crafts altered art card-making jewelry-making scrapbooks and more. Beautiful and fascinating restored antique theatrical posters featuring actresses, actors, and producers, and advertising dramatic plays and light operas. Mostly American.
- Actresses -- gorgeous portraits of ladies of the stage
- Dramatic Play (6 albums, alphabetized by title)
- Theatrical Producers
- Opera & Operettas
This collection is a fascinating look at the history and variety of theater in the mid- to late-1800s and early 1900s:
The posters showing scenes from the plays are often highly sensational and melodramatic, sometimes to point of being unintentionally funny and campy! Some are meant to be humorous, and some are downright gothic.
These posters are simply fascinating to browse, and reveal much about the times in which they were created. In this collection you'll find fine examples of the printer's art ~ lovely decorative artwork on the performer's posters, and detailed tableaux on the posters for plays.
Using These Images
COPY & PASTE INTO YOUR IMAGE-EDITING SOFTWARE TO EDIT. Can be printed directly onto any paper, card stock, tissue, vellum, transparencies, stickers, labels, even fabric transfers to make quilt designs and embroidery patterns for personal use. Whatever will work in your printer!
ALL IMAGES ARE 300 DPI.
Images are JPG. Images are 1100-1200 pixels on longest side. This will be approximately 3.6 - 4 inches when printed at 300 dpi, or twice that size at 150 dpi (can be resized before printing, down to very small). Images are NOT watermarked.
PC USERS: Our image CDs feature a unique and elegant image gallery viewer that showcases the beauty of every image, and makes makes browsing, resizing, and printing simple. You can also zoom, create a slideshow, etc. Our viewer does NOT download anything to your hard drive, requires no unzipping or extra software, and is easy to use. (You may also open images into whatever picture viewer or editor you usually use.) This special feature of our image collections has been a big hit with our customers, but if you prefer your CD without it, just order the "Mac" version (see below).
MAC USERS: Choose the "Mac/no-viewer" version and we will send you a CD that will work on any computer -- all the same images, same excellent organization, carefully arranged into folders for your ease of use. (Note: If you have a PC-emulator your system may read our software, but of course only you can determine that!)
DOWNLOAD: Images will be sent in a zipped file.
Dos and Don'ts
Copyright 2005, 2007, 2015, Lunagirl Images. All images are offered under license, and some of the individual images are copyrighted by us based on our creative alterations of the originals.
You may print unlimited copies of images or collage sheets for your own non-commercial personal or educational use, and alter them for your own non-commercial use as well. Please note that this permission is for you, the purchaser, only (images may not be forwarded to others).
You are welcome to sell your one-of-a-kind altered art and handmade items that incorporate these images (if your work is sold or displayed online or published in a magazine, blog, etc., include credit to Lunagirl.com).
Images may not be resold or redistributed, and there are limits on commercial use (see full license/terms for details).
Use in commercial graphic design, professional advertising or marketing, or media production, creation of design resources for sale, or sale of craft supplies, unaltered prints, or items in large numbers, requires permission and/or additional commercial use license.